(Banded rockfishes with strong head spines)
|Another tiger rockfish picture
Body color: Light red to orange w/ several broad, vertical black-red bands on body; in young specimens, the tips of the ventral and anal fins are blackened. (Also see above underwater photo.)
|Maximum length: 24 in (61 cm)||Peritoneum color: light|
|Maximum depth: 150 fm (274 m)||Shape between eyes: concave|
|Common depth: 30-150 fm (55-274 m)||Counts:
D:XII-XIV,12-15, Ar:6-7, P1:18-20, GR:27-32,
LLp:36-50, LLs:44-53, V:26
Redbanded RF and Flag RF - red bands on light pink background; head spine 6 and 8 absent.
Treefish - black bands on olive-yellow background; head spine count differs, spine 3 and 6 absent.
Distribution: Gulf of Alaska - Southern California