This is a young gray snapper about 8 inches. Photo by Rod 25 Feb 04 in
about 12 feet water.
Location was offshore at Cannon Beach; Pennekamp Park.
Body objong, relatively deep, and moderately compressed. Back and upper
side grayish; lower side often has reddish tinge.
Young have dark band from snout through eye to upper opercle, and
blue line below eye. ( noticable in photo above)
Audubon Field Guide; page 497-498; plate 208;
Reef Fish ID; page 60-61 plate 61;
P.O. Box 13 Chazy Lake
Dannemora, N.Y. 12929
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