A fresh caught red snapper.
red snapper definition by Webster's New World
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- a reddish, edible, deep-water snapper fish (Lutjanus campechanus) of the Gulf of Mexico and W Atlantic
- any of several other reddish fishes, as a rockfish (Sebastes ruberrimus) of the E Pacific
red snapper definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of several marine food fishes of the genus Lutjanus, of tropical and semitropical waters, having red or reddish bodies.