TAXONOMY
Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)
Family: Malacanthidae (Tilefishes)                                                                                                                                                   

Genus//species: Caulolatilus princeps

GENERAL CHACTERISTICS
Yellowish brown above and lighter below with a yellow tail. Dorsal and anal fins are long with blue and yellow stripes. Length: 55–102 cm; weight: to 3.2 g.

DISTRIBUTION/HABITAT
British Columbia to Peru, including the Galapagos Islands. Offshore rocky reefs, depths to 10–90 m. Found on muddy bottoms, soft sand as well as rocky bottoms.

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LOCATION: California Rocky Coast