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. From LearnThat.org. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bocaccio_rockfish]
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 bocaccio. From Wordnik.com. [Sport Fishing Catches Heat] Reference
Our biggest fish to that point had been a couple of whitefish and bocaccio, or salmon grouper, that went around 2 pounds. From Wordnik.com. [Fore, right!] Reference
Oceanside: 24 anglers, one half-day boat: 92 sculpin, 31 rockfish, 23 vermillion rockfish, 1 bocaccio, 3 whitefish and 20 sanddabs. From Wordnik.com. [Fore, right!] Reference
The feds will almost certainly, sometime this spring, declare three rockfish species in Puget Sound - yelloweye, canary, and bocaccio - as either threatened or endangered, and so the state is required to respond. From Wordnik.com. [HeraldNet.com Local, Sports, Business and Entertainment News] Reference
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