Florent's Guide To The Florida, Bahamas &

Caribbean Reefs

Blackfin Snapper
Blackfin Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus buccanella
Family: Lutjanidae
Category: Snappers
Size: 1 to 2 ft. (30 to 60 cm)  
Depth: 20-300 ft. (6-90 m)
Distribution: Caribbean, Bahamas, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Brazil
Note: Adults inhabit depth of between 200 and 300 feet and are not seen at recreational scuba diving depth.

External Reference: fishbase.org itis.gov

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