Snapper, Lane

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Species Name:
Lutjanus synagris
Sustainability Rating:

GreyGrey – Unranked

What:

A delicious member of the snapper family

When:
Available Spring/Summer with sporadic catches Winter/Fall
Where/How:

Where – Costa Rica

How – Wild caught; hook and line

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsLane snapper are regarded as a great eating fish – mainly because their own diet is so varied.  This tasty fish feeds on crabs and shrimp which give it a delicious, sweet flavor and firm flesh.

Alternatives include red snapper, tilapia

For Your Menu

MenuUse this fish as you would any snapper – it’s very versatile. Grill, roast, broil, bake or saute, or enjoy in a variety of whole fish preparations. Lane snapper skin adds a bit of color to the plate, and tastes great!

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffThis is a delicious fish that any customer will love – snapper has a very mild delicious flavor.


For Your Retail Display

Retail Snappers – both whole and fillet – are a great addition to any seafood case.