SIZE: 5 - 12 1/2 in. max. 15 1/2 in.
DISTINCTIVE FEATURES: 1. About nine dusky bars on body 2. Narrow blue stripe along base of anal fin. 3. Patch of large scales between pectoral fin and ventral fin.
Thin-bodied; football shaped profile. Silvery, tinted with shades of orange to reddish brown. Large dark lips. Occasional central to S. California; uncommon to rare N. California.