Queen Snapper Fishing Information
illustrations: Diane Rome Peebles
Descriptions: color of back and upper sides red,
lower sides; silvery body long and slender;
dorsal fin distinctly notched; large eyes;
caudal fin deeply forked; no dark lateral spot.
Similar fish: other snappers.
Where found: OFFSHORE over rocky reefs of
the continental shelf to 450 feet; young suspend at
Size: small species, usually less than 20 inches.
Remarks: little is known, but it is reported that adults live at depths greater than 400 feet.