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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Snapper, Mutton

Lutjanus analis

Method

Wild

Diving

Location

FAO 31 (Western Central Atlantic Ocean): United States

Overall Rating

4.067 / 5

Market Names

King Snapper, Muttonfish, Virgin Snapper

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Snapper, Green

Aprion virescens

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

FAO 77 (Eastern Central Pacific Ocean): United States - Hawaii

Overall Rating

3.376 / 5

Market Names

Blue-Green Snapper, Gray Snapper, Snapper, Uku

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Variety

Snapper, Red

Lutjanus campechanus

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

Mexico - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

1.297 / 5

Market Names

American Red Snapper, Chicken, Mule, Northern Red Snapper, Rat, Sow, Spot Snapper, Tai

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Variety

Snapper, Vermilion

Rhomboplites aurorubens

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

FAO 31 (Western Central Atlantic Ocean): United States

Overall Rating

2.684 / 5

Market Names

Beeliner, Night Snapper, Snapper

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Variety

Snapper, Vermilion

Rhomboplites aurorubens

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

FAO 31 (Gulf of Mexico): United States

Overall Rating

2.684 / 5

Market Names

Beeliner, Night Snapper, Snapper

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Variety

Snapper, Lane

Lutjanus synagris

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

FAO 31 (Gulf of Mexico): United States

Overall Rating

2.122 / 5

Market Names

Redtail Snapper, Silk Snapper, Snapper, Spot Snapper

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Variety

Snapper, Red

Lutjanus campechanus

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

FAO 31 (Western Central Atlantic Ocean): United States

Overall Rating

1.795 / 5

Market Names

American Red Snapper, Chicken, Mule, Northern Red Snapper, Rat, Sow, Spot Snapper, Tai

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Variety

Snapper, Yellowtail

Ocyurus chrysurus

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

FAO 31 (Gulf of Mexico): United States

Overall Rating

2.76 / 5

Market Names

Flag, Palu-i'usama, Snapper

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Variety

Snapper, Gray

Lutjanus griseus

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines (Hand-Operated)

Location

FAO 31 (Gulf of Mexico): United States

Overall Rating

2.679 / 5

Market Names

Grey Snapper, Lawyer Snapper, Mango Snapper, Mangrove Snapper

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Variety

Snapper, Mutton

Lutjanus analis

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

FAO 31 (Gulf of Mexico): United States

Overall Rating

2.714 / 5

Market Names

King Snapper, Muttonfish, Virgin Snapper

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Variety

Snapper, Red

Lutjanus campechanus

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

FAO 31 (Gulf of Mexico): United States

Overall Rating

2.289 / 5

Market Names

American Red Snapper, Chicken, Mule, Northern Red Snapper, Rat, Sow, Spot Snapper, Tai

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