Color olive green or back and upper sides, all fins below
the lateral line having reddish tinge; bright blue line below
eye, following contour of operculum; anal fin pointed; small
black spot below dorsal fin; V-shaped tooth patch on roof
fish: Lane snapper, L.
synagris (anal fin pointed in mutton snapper, rounded
found: An inshore species associated with grassbeds, mangroves,
and canals; larger adults occasionally found on offshore reefs.
Common to 15 pounds.
Spawns in July and August; feeds on fish, crustaceans,