Description and Range
The body of the striped Surfperch is a deep oval shape and is compressed from side to side. It has a copper background color with approximately 15 bright blue and orange horizontal stripes below the high-arching lateral line. The head of the striped Surfperch has a series of blue spots and stripes. The fins are coppery and there are dark areas on the anterior part of most fins.
Striped Surfperch can grow up to 39.6 cm (16 in) in length and 1 kg (2.2 lb)
Striped surfperch range from Wrangell, southeastern Alaska to Point Cabras, Baja California, Mexico. They occur in waters up to 21 m (69 ft) deep along rocky coasts, in kelp beds, and occasionally in sandy surf near rocks.
|2.27 lbs||Chris Otte||Westport, Grays Harbor County||July 28, 2016|