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Vermilion Snapper

Coastal Habitats

Animals of the Gulf Waters 

Vermilion Snapper

Vermilion Snapper

Rhomboplites aurorubens

 

Vermilion snappers look a lot like their relatives the red snappers but they're smaller and have yellow lines on their sides and a pale belly. They live with red snappers, too, preferring the flat areas on the tops and around the bases of the snapper banks to their steeply sloping sides.

Animals of the Gulf Waters

 

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