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Hog Snapper Fish Mounts - You can easily order through this website or call us if you prefer. GFM individually handcrafts each defined and detailed fish replica by hand, one-at-a-time. Every fish reproduction is perfectly airbrushed to resemble each species' most noticeable and distinct color patterns.
By combining the best prices, unmatched quality while supporting and promoting the practice of catch-and-release fishing, Global Fish Mounts continues to be the go-to company for all Freshwater and Saltwater fish mounts. We offer most sizes and species of any fish, including the Hog Snapper seen here.
Variety of Sizes Available: Global Fish Mounts offers mounts of Hog Snapper in a wide variety of different sizes. The models and sizes displayed on this page represent recently produced mounts. As we continuously add more sizes to our product list, and if you do not see the size you are looking for, or simply need more details about the process, please contact us by calling 954-942.1417 or Email: email@example.com.
Artist Note: At times customers or anglers request us to use a reference photograph to paint by. If so our skilled artists will identify any unique characteristics in the photo which are later reflected in the completed paint scheme. This is why no two mounts are ever exactly alike and explains the differences you may see in the coloration of the various mounts. If you have a photo or description, please send it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Although called hog snapper, this species is actually a member of the wrasse family. They are relatively large and colorful compared to other members of this family. The color of hog snapper varies greatly and is influenced by age, gender, habitat and immediate environment. They are often solid white, but they can also be a speckled orange, brown or copper color. The rear dorsal fin often has a small black dot at its base, especially in younger fish. The edges of the dorsal, anal and caudal fins have dark bars. Generally speaking, males are more colorful, and young hog snapper change color more quickly.
Hog snapper are unique mostly to the subtropical waters of the western Atlantic Ocean. At its extreme, the range for hog snapper extends from Nova Scotia in Canada to Brazil. But the common range spans from North Carolina to Bermuda to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico to the northernmost coast of South America. The greatest concentrations of hog snapper are found around Florida and the islands of the West Indies. Hog snapper reside in coastal waters, especially in reef areas populated by coral organisms. They also prefer areas in which they can camouflage themselves among the reef and plants. Generally they are found in water between 10 and 120 feet deep.
Whether you choose to supply your own photos or not, the same care and attention to detail will be given in crafting and painting your mount. Unmatched attention to detail, high quality materials and only the best equipment in the hands of world-class artists using advanced techniques equals a finished product found nowhere else.