SIZE: 10-18 in. max. 2 ft.
DISTINCTIVE FEATURES: MALE: 1. Blue irregular spots on head and forebody, outlined by a few small, dark reddish brown spots. FEMALE: 2. Speckled with red-brown to gold spots over bluish white, fins generally yellow.
Pair of small cirri above eyes and another tiny pair between eyes and dorsal fin. Five lateral lines. Abundant to common Alaska to central California, rare S. California.