Red snapper

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For other uses, see Red snapper (disambiguation).

Red snapper is a common name of several fish species. 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