1. Five to six bold, dark (usually red) bars encircle fins and body. 2. Pointed snout. 3. Two pair of cirri - one above each eye and another midway between eyes and dorsal fin.
4-6 in. max. 10 in.
Undercolor pale, red bars often shaded with brown. Mature males often turn nearly black during winter mating season. Occasional southern California to BC.