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For other uses, see Red Snapper (disambiguation).
Red snapper is a common name of fishes.
In usage, it may refer to:
- Several species from the genus Lutjanus:
- Lutjanus campechanus, Northern red snapper, commonly referred to as red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico and western Atlantic Ocean
- Lutjanus purpureus, Southern red snapper, is one of several Lutjanus species called red snapper (or by the Spanish name huachinango) in the Caribbean
- Red snappers from Southeast Asian waters may be Lutjanus species
- Several species from the genus Sebastes:
- Several species from the genus Centroberyx:
- Etelis coruscans, long tail red snapper, commonly referred to as red snapper in Hawaii
- Pagrus major, referred to as red snapper in English in contexts concerning Japanese regional cuisine
- Tilapia are often marketed as "red snapper" in sushi restaurants in the United States
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