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THE BONES

alligator gar (head)
almaco jack
atlantic cutlassfish
barracuda (great)
bass (largemouth)
bigeye emperor
big eye (atlantic)
black sea bass
bluegill
blue runner
bone fish
butterflyfish (reef)
butterflyfish (spotfin)
cabezon
carp (common)
clown knifefish
cornetfish (blue-spotted)
dolphinfish
drum (red)
flounder (southern)
flyingfish (atlantic)
graysby
grouper (red)
grunt (blue striped)
hog wrasse
lionfish (red)
little tunny
lookdown
moray eel (purplemouth)
needlefish (atlantic)
parrotfish (rainbow)
payara
permit
pigfish
pinfish
piranha (red-bellied)
pompano (florida)
pompano (african)
porgy (littlehead)
porgy (whitebone)
rock beauty
sailfish
salmon (coho)
sargo
scorpionfish (spotted)
Sea Robin
Sea Trout (spotted)
sheepshead
sheepshead (california)
snapper (cubera)
snapper (gray)
snapper (lane)
snapper (mutton)
snapper (ruby)
snapper (silk)
snapper (vermillion )
snapper (yellowtail)
snook
spadefish (atlantic)
squirrelfish
striped bass
tilapia
tilefish (sand)
tomtate
triggerfish (gray)
triggerfish (ocean)
triggerfish (queen)
tripletail (atlantic)
walleye

 

Ruby Snapper

Latin Name:  Etelis carbunculus

General Size:  16" x 7"

The ruby snapper is one of 103 species in the Lutjanidae family. This species can be found in the deeper (up to 400m) waters of the Indo-Pacific including Hawaii. Fish that are associated with deep water habitats will typically have dark or red coloration and large eyes in proportion to the head. As snappers go, the ruby snapper has particularly large eyes giving it the ability to capture more light at depth and successfully hunt it's prey of squids, shrimps and crabs. The largest ruby snapper to date was a male over 4 feet long. A similar species that is sometimes confused with the ruby snapper is the flame snapper.

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