Turdus Pinnis, branchialibus carens: The mangrove Snapper.
The Figure represents the usual Size of this Fish; The Colour
of it was that of Umber, dark on the Back, and light on the Belly:
The Sides of the Mouth were red, as were some Parts of the Gills
with a faint Tincture of blue: The Nose was pointed, the Mouth wide,
and at the End of each Mandible were two large Teeth; it had no
more than three Fins, a very long prickly one, covering the greater
Part of the Back, one under the Abdomen, and a third behind the
Anus: The Tail large, ending in a concave Curve. It is esteemed
pretty good Food.