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Updated 2/20/2013

Fishes of Southern California 

Horn Shark

Heterodontus francisci

Horn Shark

Heterodontus francisci

Swell Shark Egg Case

Cephyloscyllium ventriosum

Bat Ray

Myliobatus californica

Round Stingray

Urobatus halleri

Round Stingray

Urobatus halleri

California Moray

Gymnothorax mordax

Northern Clingfish

Gobiesox maeandricus

Topsmelt

Atherinops affinis

Rainbow Scorpionfish

Scorpaenodes xyris

Spotted Scorpionfish

Scorpaena guttata

Spotted Scorpionfish

Scorpaena guttata

Olive Rockfish

Sebastes serranoides

Kelp Rockfish

Sebastes atrovirens

Kelp Rockfish

Sebastes atrovirens

Grass Rockfish

Sebastes rastrelliger

Treefish

Sebastes serriceps

Juvenile Treefish

Sebastes serriceps

Painted Greenling

Oxylebius pictus

Padded Sculpin

Artedius fenestralis

Wooly Sculpin

Clinocottus analis

Southern Spearnose Poacher

Agonopsis sterletus

Southern Spearnose Poacher

Agonopsis sterletus

Giant Sea Bass

Stereolepis gigas

Giant Sea Bass

Stereolepis gigas

Kelp Bass

Paralabrax clathratus

Kelp Bass

Paralabrax clathratus

Ocean Whitefish

Caulolatilus princeps

Jack Mackerel

Trachurus symmetricus

Yellowtail

Seriola lalandi

Salema

Xenistius californiensis

Sargo

Anisotremus davidsonii

Black Croaker

Cheilotrema saturnum

Juvenile Yellowfin Croaker

Umbrina roncador

Opaleye

Girella nigricans

Zebraperch

Hermosilla azurea

Halfmoon

Medialuna californiensis

Scythe Butterflyfish

Chaetodon falcifer

Pile Surfperch

Damalichthys vacca

Black Surfperch

Embiotoca jacksoni

Shiner Surfperch

Cymatogaster aggregata

Kelp Surfperch

Brachyistius frenatus

Juvenile Garibaldi

Hypsypops rubicunda

Garibaldi

Hypsypops rubicunda

Blacksmith

Chromis punctipinnis

Female Rock Wrasse

Halichoeres semicinctus

Male Rock Wrasse

Halichoeres semicinctus

Senorita

Oxyjulis californica

Juvenile Sheephead

Semicossyphus pulcher

Female Sheephead

Semicossyphus pulcher

Male Sheephead

Semicossyphus pulcher

Night Sheephead

Semicossyphus pulcher

Bay Blenny

Hypsoblennius gentilis

Rockpool Blenny

Hypsoblennius gilberti

Juvenile Giant Kelpfish

Heterostichus rostratus

Giant Kelpfish

Heterostichus rostratus

Elegant Kelpfish

Gibbonsia elegans

Island Kelpfish

Alloclinus holderi

Blackeye Goby

Coryphopterus nicholsi

Blackeye Goby

Coryphopterus nicholsi

Neon Goby

Lythrypnus dalli

Zebra Goby

Lythrypnus zebra

Longjaw Mudsucker

Gillichthys mirabilis

Pacific Staghorn Sculpin

Leptocottus armatus

Guadalupe Cardinalfish

Apogon guadalupensis

California Flyingfish

Cypselurus californicus