Silk Snapper Fishing Information
illustrations: Diane Rome Peebles
Descriptions: back and upper sides pinkish red,
shading to silvery sides with undulating yellow lines;
pectoral fins pale yellow; back edge of caudal fin
blackish; anal fin pointed; no dark lateral spot;
Similar fish: red snapper, L. campechanus.
Where found: OFFSHORE over rocky ledges in
very deep water; most common in south Florida.
Size: usually less than 5 pounds.
Remarks: little is known.