Scientific name: Lutjanus synagris
The body of the lane snapper is silvery-pink to reddish in color, with irregular pink and yellow lines on the sides. It has a deep body with a pointed snout. A dark black spot as large as the eye is located on its side. Its caudal fin has a black outer margin. It has a double dorsal fin, a rounded anal fin, and short pectoral fins.
The young lane snapper live inshore in grass beds and reefs, while the adults live offshore.
The lane snapper is abundant in South Florida, especially in the Florida Keys.