Definition of Lutjanus blackfordi
1. Noun. An esteemed food fish with pinkish red head and body; common in the Atlantic coastal waters of North America and the Gulf of Mexico.
Generic synonyms: Snapper
Group relationships: Genus Lutjanus, Lutjanus
Terms within: Red Snapper
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Literary usage of Lutjanus blackfordi
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"... such, for example, was the red snapper, lutjanus blackfordi. In 1881 he was instrumental in founding the state fish hatchery at Cold Spring Harbor; ..."
2. Terry's Mexico: Handbook for Travellers by Thomas Philip Terry (1909)
"Chief imong the prized fishes is the Huachinango (lutjanus blackfordi), a pecies of red-snapper very abundant off the coast. Brilliantly colored ishes ..."