English: Common Snook, Robalo, Thin Snook
Spanish: quéquere, robalito, róbalo, robalo, robalo blanco, róbalo blanco, róbalo común.
The snook has a distinct lateral line; high, divided dorsal fin; sloping forehead; large mouth, protruding lower jaw.
The Snook is a sleek and extremely strong fish. They range in size up to 48" and 50 pounds. The largest Snook ever caught in Florida USA weighed about 44 lbs. 11 ounces. Snook are found in the Western Atlantic from South Carolina USA to Brazil, South America.
The Snook is a powerful fish and a thrilling catch, much like the freshwater Largemouth Bass. That is one of the reasons why it is one of the most sought after and prized gamefish to catch. Once hooked it’s strength and speed is hard to compare to any other game fish of its size.