Pre-Shift Glossary

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Snapper, Pacific Pargo

Latin Name: Hoplopagrus guntheri

Tableside Information:

Common Names: Barred Pargo, Green Bar Snapper, Mulato Pargo

A very Rich Pacific Snapper with abundant moisture like Rock Cod
Silky, Rich, Moist, Light

Food Information:

THE FISHERY - From small fishing villages along the northern part of the Baja Peninsula, Day Boat Fishermen set out in small Wooden Pangas for a day of hand lining and scallop diving. The honor of tradition and familial unity are drivers in this amazing Day Boat program. 

THE FISH - The Green Barred Snapper has a beautiful Green, Brown, and Tan color. It has an edible skin that crisps very well. Light flavor, yet a succulence that mirrors Pacific Rock Cod. It cooks to a paper white and is versatile in application. Green Barred Snapper is a great substitute to more expensive white flakey fish. 
Saute, Pan Roast, Grill, Poach.

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Year Round

Range & Habitat:

Southern Pacific & Hawaii


Sea Of Cortez


Baja Peninsula Fleet

Harvest Method:

Hook & Line