Costa Rica Fishing - Red Snapper Picture

Fish Description: Skin color is pinkish red over the entire body and more white towards the bottom. Red Snapper have a long triangular snout with an anal fin sharply pointed and no dark lateral spot.

River Fly Fishing Costa Rica

Costa Rica Red Snapper

Size: To 20 pounds.

Remarks: Juveniles occur over sand or mud bottoms and are often taken in shrimp trawls. Red Snappers are known to live over 20 years and can be up to 35 pounds or more. Sexual maturity is attained at age 2. They feed on crustaceans and fish.

Costa Rica Red Snapper