alligator snapper

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Synonyms for alligator snapper

large species having three ridges on its back

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Many different predators may gobble up young alligator snappers. But what would eat an adult?
Just look at the sharp hooks on the alligator snapper's jaws.
Alligator snappers are usually found only in the southeastern US.
There are two types of snapping turtle: the common snapper and the alligator snapper. A common snapper's shell looks smooth, while an alligator snapper's shell is spiky.
Adult alligator snappers, no surprise, have only one mortal foe--in the form of humans who hunt them relentlessly for the turtle-meat market.