Bocaccio have an estimated lifespan of 50 years and weigh up to 21 pounds.
Features: Olive brown to red on back, silvery-red to pink on sides. Lower jaw is long and extends at least to the eye socket. Short second anal fin spine. These fish can grow up to 3 feet long.
Habitat: Most common between 160 and 820 feet deep. Adults show a preference to stay close to their home swatch of rocky bottoms or outcrops.
Technique: Their diet consists of invertebrates and small fishes – try a lure that mimics these sea creatures.
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