Scientific name: 
Pleuronichthys coenosus
Distinctive features: 
1. Dark crescent-shaped marking on tail near base followed by large spot form "C-O". 2. Usually dark prominent midbody spot with pale patch behind. 3. Large, protruding bulbous eyes near tip of snout.
6-12 in. max. 14 1/2 in.

Mottled, spotted and blotched in rich shades of brown with occasional white spots. Occasional S. California to SE Alaska.