red snapper means: Red eyes and pink skin. Very lean, fresh, white flesh. Fresh snapper weighs in at 2-8 pounds. It can be purchased whole or as cut-up steaks and fillets. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does red snapper mean?

  • The most well-known of the hundreds of species of snappers. It is a saltwater fish that is lean and firm. Snappers are sometimes used to describe some species of tilefish and rockfish, however they aren’t. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • One of many reddish-colored marine food fishes from the genus Lutjanus, Particularly L. campechanus of the Gulf of Mexico and the Western Atlantic Ocean. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Reddish-colored rockfish (Sebastes ruberrimus) The eastern Pacific Ocean. (in Merlin Dictionary)