Genus and Species:

Centropomus undecimalis



Other Common Names:

Robalo, Line Sider

Snook Description:

The snook is a prized gamefish where ever they are found because of its strong, cunning fight and excellent eating. It has a large mouth that can gulp down its prey. What makes this fish stand out is its black horizontal stripe that reaches from its head to its wide tail. The snook species are found in both the Atlantic and Pacific coastal and inshore waters. They are versatile fish, which allows them to survive in freshwater as well. Snook feed on a wide variety of baitfish and shrimp and crustaceans. There are several species of snook and the common snook is the most prevalent in places like Florida.