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  • One of the most effective early forms was the snapper or " deep-sea clamm " of Sir John Ross, a pair of powerful spring jaws held apart by an arrangement which when released on striking the bottom allowed the jaws to close, biting out and holding securely a substantial portion of the ground.
  • The values of the principal catches in 1902 were: red snapper, $103,398; oysters, $100,359; squeteague, $49,577, and channel bass, $39,525.1 Minerals.-The total value of the mineral products of Texas in 1890 was $1,986,679; in 1902, $6,981,532; in 1907, $19,806,458, and in 1908, $15,212,929-the valuations for the two years last named being those of the United States Geological Survey.
  • The snapper is at once the handsomest and most palatable of a good variety of sea fish.
  • Almost 100 years on and the army have over 40 professional photographers as well as over 1800 amateur snappers within its ranks.
  • Betsy got a whole red snapper, which she roasted with fennel ( Rick Moonen recipe ).

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