red snapper


Definition of red snapper 

: any of various reddish fishes (as of the genera Lutjanus and Sebastes) including several food fishes

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And while the food (a goat cheese salad, red snapper) and decor were lovely objects of preoccupation, the art was the highlight of the night. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Karlie Kloss, Gwyneth Paltrow, and More Brave the Snow to Attend the 2018 Guggenheim International Gala," 16 Nov. 2018 July’s dinner begins with a pickled artichoke and heirloom melon salad, followed by a main course of red snapper and New England clam bake (lobster, mussels, scallops and shrimp). Jay Jones,, "Only on Sunday: In Las Vegas, here are three dishes you can't get any other day," 10 July 2018 The reef is already attracting reef-dependent fish, including red snapper and amberjack, a Shell news release states. Sara Sneath,, "Shell platform transformed into artificial reef in the Gulf of Mexico," 15 Feb. 2018 Also, federal officials have not set the 2018 allowable catch limit for the recreational red snapper fishery; that decision also is expected sometime in April. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "State seeks longer red-snapper season in federal proposal," 17 Mar. 2018 Plus, there is recent news on the red snapper fishing front that bodes well for coming years. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "Better days ahead for Texas offshore anglers," 23 June 2018 For fans of seafood, red snapper ceviche spiked with coconut and chili won’t disappoint. Melanie Reffes, USA TODAY, "Where to eat on the beach in the Caribbean," 8 June 2018 Fishermen are still required to report their red snapper harvest through the Alabama Snapper Check Program. Joe Songer,, "Spring is in full swing in Alabama," 10 Apr. 2018 On the menu: Seafood, such as crab legs, shrimp, oyster, lobster, mahi mahi, salmon, tilapia, red snapper, grouper, catfish, mussels and octopus. Shonda Talerico Dudlicek, Elgin Courier-News, "Guide to outdoor dining in Chicago suburbs: Port Edward in Algonquin," 7 July 2018

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1755, in the meaning defined above

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