Fishing information for Fishing for fish in southwest Florida Waters.
Description:
VERMILION SNAPPER

Color of entire body reddish, with a series of short, irregular lines on its sides, diagonal blue lines formed by spots on the scales above the lateral line; sometimes with yellow streaks below the lateral line; large canine teeth absent; orientation of mouth and eye give it the appearance of looking upward; no dark lateral spot.

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Suspends at mid-depths over rocky reefs OFFSHORE.

Usually less than 1 pound.

Spawns April to September; females maturing at 3 to 4 years of age; grows slowly; attains a weight of 6 pounds and length of 24 inches; feeds on small, swimming crustaceans and mollusks.

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