Species Name:Lutjanus synagris
Grey – Unranked
A delicious member of the snapper family
When:Available Spring/Summer with sporadic catches Winter/Fall
Where – Costa Rica
How – Wild caught; hook and line
Lane 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
Use 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
This is a delicious fish that any customer will love – snapper has a very mild delicious flavor.
For Your Retail Display
Snappers – both whole and fillet – are a great addition to any seafood case.