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Noun- A large olive to brown red-flushed rockfish of the Pacific coast from British Columbia to southern California being an important market fish in the southern part of its range..

Usage examples (5)
  • The bocaccio is one of the larger rockfish and can grow up to 3 feet (0.91 m) in length and live to 45 years
  • Even more surprising, the study also claims that sport fishing accounts for nearly one-quarter of the catch of many overfished species such as red snapper, red drum, and...
  • Our biggest fish to that point had been a couple of whitefish and bocaccio, or salmon grouper, that went around 2 pounds.
  • Oceanside: 24 anglers, one half-day boat: 92 sculpin, 31 rockfish, 23 vermillion rockfish, 1 bocaccio, 3 whitefish and 20 sanddabs. for more
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