Baqueta, Gulf Coney, Rooster Hind, Hyporthodus acanthistius: Derek Yen with a large 36-pound Baqueta caught at the Midriff Islands during a mothership trip aboard the Erik with his brother Mike Yen, May 2003. Said Derek, "Most of these were 5 to 10 pounds, so this is a monster!" Description and photo courtesy Derek Yen.
Baqueta, Gulf Coney, Rooster Hind, Hyporthodus acanthistius: Igor and Guillermo of Bahia de los Angeles (L.A. Bay) with the bottomfish called "Baqueta," Gulf Coney, or Rooster Hind. Photos courtesy Dr. Abraham Vazquez of Camp Gecko. Fish I.D. courtesy Peter Langstraat.
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