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COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Bocaccio in Canada

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Assessment Summary

 

Assessment Summary – November 2002

Common name:

Bocaccio

Scientific name:
Sebastes paucispinis

Status:
Threatened

Reason for designation:
A combination of low recruitment and impact by harvest has resulted in severe declines and low spawning abundance of this Canadian species.

Occurrence:
Pacific Ocean

Status history:
Designated Threatened in November 2002. Assessment based on a new status report.