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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Snapper, Yellowstripe

Etelis coruscans

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - Hawaii, Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

3.071 / 5

Market Names

Flame Snapper, Hawaiian Ruby Snapper, Longtail Snapper, Onaga

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Snapper, Ruby

Etelis carbunculus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - Hawaii, Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

3.071 / 5

Market Names

Deepwater Red Snapper, Ehu, Hawaiian Red Snapper, Squirrelfish Snapper, Ula’ula

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Snapper, Gray

Lutjanus griseus

Method

Wild

Diving

Location

U.S. - Western Central Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

3.294 / 5

Market Names

Grey Snapper, Lawyer Snapper, Mango Snapper, Mangrove Snapper

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Snapper, Mutton

Lutjanus analis

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - Western Central Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

3.53 / 5

Market Names

King Snapper, Muttonfish, Virgin Snapper

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Snapper, Mutton

Lutjanus analis

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - Western Central Atlantic Ocean (excluding U.S. Gulf of Mexico)

Overall Rating

3.736 / 5

Market Names

King Snapper, Muttonfish, Virgin Snapper

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Snapper, Green Jobfish

Aprion virescens

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - Hawaii, Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

2.937 / 5

Market Names

Blue-Green Snapper, Gray Snapper, Snapper, Uku

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Snapper, Green Jobfish

Aprion virescens

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - Hawaii, Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

2.976 / 5

Market Names

Blue-Green snapper, Gray snapper, Snapper, Uku

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Snapper, Green Jobfish

Aprion virescens

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Trolling Lines

Location

U.S. - Hawaii, Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

2.976 / 5

Market Names

Blue-Green snapper, Gray snapper, Snapper, Uku

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Trolling Lines

Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (East Coast North Island (SNA2))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Seine Nets: Beach Seines

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (East Northland/Hauraki Gulf/Bay of Plenty (SNA1))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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  • Seine Nets: Beach Seines

Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (Marlbourough/Tasman (SNA7))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Seine Nets: Beach Seines

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (Marlbourough/Tasman (SNA7))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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  • Seine Nets: Beach Seines

Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (Marlbourough/Tasman (SNA7))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Seine nets

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (Marlbourough/Tasman (SNA7))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Gillnets and entangling nets

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (Marlbourough/Tasman (SNA7))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (East Northland/Hauraki Gulf/Bay of Plenty (SNA1))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Variety

Snapper, Red

Lutjanus campechanus

Method

Wild

Vertical lines

Location

U.S. - Western Central Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.287 / 5

Market Names

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

Summary

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Variety

Snapper, Yellowtail

Ocyurus chrysurus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

Brazil - Southwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

1.554 / 5

Market Names

Flag, Palu-i'usama, Snapper

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Variety

Snapper, Yellowtail

Ocyurus chrysurus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

Mexico - Western Central Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

1.65 / 5

Market Names

Flag, Palu-i'usama, Snapper

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Seine nets

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (East Northland/Hauraki Gulf/Bay of Plenty (SNA1))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Seine nets

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (West Coast North Island (SNA8))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (West Coast North Island (SNA8))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Variety

Snapper, Mutton

Lutjanus analis

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Location

U.S. - Western Central Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.714 / 5

Market Names

King Snapper, Muttonfish, Virgin Snapper

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Seine Nets: Beach Seines

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (East Coast North Island (SNA2))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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  • Seine Nets: Beach Seines

Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Gillnets and entangling nets

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (East Coast North Island (SNA2))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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Variety

Snapper, Lane

Lutjanus synagris

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Location

U.S. - Western Central Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.12 / 5

Market Names

Redtail Snapper, Silk Snapper, Snapper, Spot Snapper

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Variety

Snapper, Lane

Lutjanus synagris

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - Western Central Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.62 / 5

Market Names

Redtail Snapper, Silk Snapper, Snapper, Spot Snapper

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Variety

Snapper, Lane

Lutjanus synagris

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - Western Central Atlantic Ocean (excluding U.S. Gulf of Mexico)

Overall Rating

2.5 / 5

Market Names

Redtail Snapper, Silk Snapper, Snapper, Spot Snapper

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Variety

Snapper, Lane

Lutjanus synagris

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

Brazil - Southwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

1.635 / 5

Market Names

Redtail Snapper, Silk Snapper, Snapper, Spot Snapper

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (East Coast North Island (SNA2))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Seine nets

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (East Coast North Island (SNA2))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (East Northland/Hauraki Gulf/Bay of Plenty (SNA1))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Variety

Snapper, Red

Lutjanus campechanus

Method

Wild

Vertical lines

Location

Mexico - Western Central Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

1.3 / 5

Market Names

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

Summary

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Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Seine Nets: Beach Seines

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (West Coast North Island (SNA8))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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  • Seine Nets: Beach Seines

Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (West Coast North Island (SNA8))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Variety

Snapper, Squirefish

Pagrus auratus

Method

Wild

Gillnets and entangling nets

Location

New Zealand - Southwest Pacific Ocean (West Coast North Island (SNA8))

Overall Rating

/ 5

Market Names

Cockney, New Zealand Tai Snapper, Pinky, Porgy, Red Bream, Sea Bream, Snapper, Squire, Tamure

Summary

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Variety

Snapper, Gray

Lutjanus griseus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - Western Central Atlantic Ocean (excluding U.S. Gulf of Mexico)

Overall Rating

2.483 / 5

Market Names

Grey Snapper, Lawyer Snapper, Mango Snapper, Mangrove Snapper

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Variety

Snapper, Gray

Lutjanus griseus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - Western Central Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.68 / 5

Market Names

Grey Snapper, Lawyer Snapper, Mango Snapper, Mangrove Snapper

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Variety

Snapper, Mutton

Lutjanus analis

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

Brazil - Southwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

1.554 / 5

Market Names

King Snapper, Muttonfish, Virgin Snapper

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line