Scientific name: 
Halichoeres semicinctus
Distinctive features: 
TP: 1. Dark bar behind pectoral fin. IP: 2. Dark areas on scales form spotted stripe on upper side.
12-14 in. max. 15 in. (terminal phase), 5-12 in. (initial phase)

TP generally >12inches, green to lue-green and occasionally orange. IP typically between 5 and 12 inches, yellow to orange or orangish brown. Occasional S. California.