Snapper are predominantly caught in the coastal waters around the North Island and the northern half of the South Island, up to 150 metres deep. They are considered one of the largest and most valuable coastal fisheries.
Deep-bodied with long pectoral fins, snapper have a rusty red back with iridescent blue spots, fading to a silver belly.
NZ: Schnapper, Bream, New Zealand Golden Snapper, BrimCA: Dorade RoyaleCIS: Karas ZolotistyiFR: DoradeIT: Pagro AuratoNL: Gilt Head Bream
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