Snapper, yellowtail (Ocyurus chrysurus)

(Bloch, 1791); LUTJANIDAE FAMILY; also known as yellowtail, ciobo, saioba, sioba, rubia, sad kol, rabo-aberto, sarde queue jaune, colas
In the western Atlantic, yellowtail snapper range from Massachusetts and Bermuda to southwestern Brazil; including the Gulf of Mexico. They are abundant in the Bahamas, southern Florida and throughout the Caribbean.
This colorful reef fish is easily identifiable. The body is olive or bluish gray above with olive-yellow spots and blotches. It has a prominent, brilliant yellow stripe running from the tip of the snout through the eye to the tail; the dorsa... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
60.0 cm
Key West, Florida, USA
30-Jul-2016
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
47.0 cm
Tail End Bouy, Key west, Florida, USA
23-Oct-2021

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