Fortune Fish & Gourmet

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Finfish

Snapper, Pacific Red

Pacific Red Snapper, Lutjanus peru, are found in the Eastern Pacific, from southern California to the Gulf of California and Peru. They inhabit rocky and sandy bottoms offshore ~80m. The Pacific Red Snapper is reddish to pink in color with a silvery sheen.The flavor profile of Pacific Red Snapper is very similar to American Red Snapper. It is a lean, moist fish with a firm texture and a distinctive sweet, nutty flavor. It is versatile and handles mild or intense seasoning well. Fortune is receiving fish caught by a day boat fishery out of Loreto, Baja California. This is a co-op of fishermen that specialize in catching snapper by hook and line using California Squid as bait.