Snapper, mullet (Lutjanus aratus)

(Günther, 1864); LUTJANIDAE FAMILY; also called pargo, parfo colorado, pargo de jilguero, pargo lisa, pargo rayado
Mullet snpper occur in the eastern Pacific from Mexico to Equador, including the offshore islands. This inshore, reef-dwelling species grows to over 33 lb (15 kg). Juveniles are encountered in shallow water of coastal estuaries and embayments; adult mullets snapper range further offshore and may form aggregations consisting of several hundreds of individuals.
This species is easily recognized by the alternating dark and light stripes on the sides formed by parallel rows of scal... Read More

 
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
3.08 kg (6 lb 12 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
21-Dec-2003
W-01 kg (2 lb)
1.36 kg (3 lb 0 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
15-Dec-2003
W-02 kg (4 lb)
1.75 kg (3 lb 13 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
14-Oct-2008
W-03 kg (6 lb)
5.10 kg (11 lb 4 oz)
Marina Papagayo, Guanacasta, Costa Rica
12-Dec-2010
W-04 kg (8 lb)
5.60 kg (12 lb 5 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
12-Nov-2011
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
0.68 kg (1 lb 8 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
06-May-2008
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
1.25 kg (2 lb 12 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
06-May-2008
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
2.04 kg (4 lb 8 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
13-Nov-2010
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
8.05 kg (17 lb 11 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
22-May-2011
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.90 kg (2 lb 0 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
21-Oct-2007
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
4.30 kg (9 lb 8 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
19-Oct-2007
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
6.12 kg (13 lb 8 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
19-Oct-2007

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