The gray snapper, Lutjanus griseus, is a snapper in the family Lutjanidae. Its color is typically greyish color with black around the eyes and the end of the tail. Its size ranges from 2–6 pounds (1–3 kg) Gray snapper are typically wary fish, and their wariness of baits tends to increase as the fish grow larger. Typical catches range from eight to 14 inches in shallow or in-shore waters, to up to 20“ in deeper waters. Larger fish are uncommon, but not rare.