Lutjanus griseus

English: black snapper, mangrove snapper, mango snapper, gray snapper.
Spanish: caballerote, pargo lamparita, Chillo prieto, Chopa negra, pargo lamparita, Pargo mulato

The upper body color of this fish is gray to gray-green with strong reddish to brick-reddish overtones. The belly is lighter in color. Faint vertical bars may also be visible on the sides. It most closely resembles the cubera snapper.

Commonly found at 1-6 pounds, they can grow to over 10 pounds, occasionally even larger.

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