Red Snapper

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Price per pound of whole fish: $11

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Florida’s Best Source for Sustainably Sourced Red Snapper

Red Snapper is one of our most popular fish in the retail market, and that’s probably because it’s one of the most famous! These delicious flaky, white, and delicate Snapper fillets can be baked, grilled, broiled, or pan-fried.

Wild Seafood Market is owned and operated by the same people who you brought you Gulf Wild. In its never-ending attempt to preserve and protect the fish species in the Gulf of Mexico, the Gulf Wild program tags and tracks fish from the waters in which they’re caught to the kitchen where they’re prepared.  For instance, each Red Snapper caught by Wild Seafood Company is assigned a Gulf Wild tag which allows anyone in the chain of supply to look up where and when it was caught. If you are buying Red Snapper directly on the WildSeafoodMarket website, there is no supply chain. There are simply our boats to catch the fish, our market where they’re temporarily stored, and the shipping we use to transport your fresh, unprocessed Red Snapper.

Cooking Red Snapper & Prep

Red Snapper is one of the easiest fish to cook just so long as you don’t overcook it. The flavor of the fish itself, without any additional spices, is remarkable. Many claim that simply adding a little salt and pepper to a quick ‘pan fry’ yields the most natural flavor with just enough ‘extra’.

We put out our own twist on it with this Zesty Blackened Snapper recipe.

Zesty Blackened Snapper Recipe
Zesty Blackened Snapper Recipe

If you’d like the collar or “wings” included in your order, leave a note in the Special Instructions at checkout (under the Shipping & Payments section). Cheeks are only available with groupers.

Red Snapper Prices

How much does Red Snapper cost per pound?

Red Snapper fillets average $30 a pound from reputable seafood suppliers. If you’re not near the coast, expect to pay more with shipping costs considered. Whole Red Snapper typically runs around $12 per pound. This price variance is due to the amount of fish that is not editble once it’s filleted. However, keep in mind the skin is great for dogs and the heads can be used for stew.

What does Wild Seafood Co. charge per pound of whole red snapper?

At Wild Seafood Market, we do our best to ensure our Red Snapper is affordable for all customers. Going into 2022, we are currently charging $10 per pound of Whole Red Snapper. Customers have the option to have their fish filleted, however the price is always listed as the price per pound of the whole fish. Once filleted, the red snapper will yield roughly 35% of meat. Wild Seafood Company provides Red Snapper that is caught in the Gulf of Mexico and brought fresh to our docks in Madeira Beach, Florida. We do not sell farm-raised or foreign, previously frozen Red Snapper.
Our price fluctuates with both market value and demand. To see our current price, look directly below the product title at the top of this page.  As supply and demand are in constant change along with the seasons in which this particular species can be procured, there may be times that we don’t have any in stock.

Should I order whole, or filleted red snapper?

If you don’t mind paying a bit extra for shipping, and you have skill with the fillet knife, we always recommend ordering the whole red snapper. Ordering the whole fish allows the edible fillet to remain it’s freshest form once cooked. However, fish larger than 5 pounds will have to be filleted prior to shipping to allow room for the fish to fit within our shipping coolers. If you’re in the Pinellas County, Florida area you can order online and pick up at our market in John’s Pass of Madeira Beach, Florida

What are the Red Snapper health benifits and nutritional values?

If you need a good source of protein but with low saturated fat and sodium, go for Red Snapper. Per 100g of raw serving of this fish, you get 20.51g of protein and just 0.285g of saturated fatty acids as well as 64mg of sodium. Meanwhile, a 3-ounce serving of cooked red snapper will give you 34mg of calcium, 31mg of magnesium, 171mg of phosphorus, and 444mg of potassium. Overall, this fish has high protein and mineral content while low in total calories and sodium.

  • Saturated Fatty Acids: 0.285 g
  • Protein: 20.51 g

The nutrition profile of a red snapper makes it an ideal fish choice if you are looking for a lean source of protein. Red snapper is also a good source of Vitamin A, which is vital to the immune system. The potassium in this fish is also great for your metabolism; it activates the enzymes that your body need for energy metabolism and thus help you avoid getting high blood pressure, osteoporosis, or kidney stones.

Order Red Snapper Online

If you’ve been looking for the best online market for Red Snapper, you’ve come to the right place. is brought to you by Wild Seafood Co. out of Johns Pass in Madeira Beach, Florida. All the fish we sell are locally caught in the deep waters of The Gulf of Mexico.
Our website features secure online checkout as well as shipping anywhere in the U.S.

Florida Orders

Florida Residents can select ‘Ground Shipping’ for extra savings on their fresh fish purchases.

Additional information


1.5-2 LBS, 3 LBS, 4 LBS, 5 LBS, 6 LBS, 7 LBS


Filleted Skin Off, Filleted Skin On (scaled), Whole fish scaled, finned & gilled, Whole fish 'as-is' (gutted)

3 reviews for Red Snapper

  1. Ryan Ames

    Wonderful grouper! The staff were friendly and helpful with selecting the right size fish and type to grill tonight. They will definitely be a new place to stop when visiting.

  2. Ashley

    Great red snapper. It was so fresh and even had to come all the way to New York.

  3. Jenna McLain

    Beautiful Filets, great tasting, and the staff was friendly and extra helpful. I normally do not write reviews but I was so impressed by the selection and staff I felt I had to.
    Overall, everything I have tried here (fish, shrimp, crab) has been fantastic and the prices cannot be beat! I highly recommend this seafood market and don’t be afraid to ask the staff as they are extremely knowledgable and helpful. Cannot beat the location…take a walk around and enjoy the area too.

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