Mangrove Snapper

Mangrove Snapper Identification

The gray snapper, which is often referred to as the mangrove snapper or “mangoes,” may be found all around the Gulf of Mexico. There is some variation in their coloring, but in general, the top part of the fish is a dark gray and brown hue, while the bottom half of the fish has coloring that is pink and orange. Their tail is thick and has a few little forks in it.

They have a maximum daily catch restriction of five fish, and the minimum size allowed for harvesting is 10 inches in length.

Edibility: Excellent!

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