Snapper, Colorado

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Species Name:
Lutjanus colorado
Sustainability Rating:

GreyGrey – Unranked

What:

One of the recognized species in the Lutjanus genus of snappers.

When:
Sporadic availability
Where/How:

Where: Eastern Pacific: southern California, USA to Panama

How:  Wild Caught; longline

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsColorado snapper is not often available – mainly due to restrictive management put in place to help manage populations.  However, when we do get this fish in, put it on your specials board – it’s delicious!   Works great with fresh spring herbs and vegetables.

For Your Menu

MenuColorado Snapper is a real treat – with a mild, slightly sweet flavor, it cooks up moist and flaky.   A versatile fish; roast it, bake it, grill it, saute it or feature it whole (when sizing is right).  Like most snappers, it has great customer appeal!

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffThis snapper is a perfect fish – even for people who claim they don’t like fish. It’s so mild and delicious.


For Your Retail Display

Retail Snappers make a great addition to your retail case – whole and fillet fish!