Head spines strong - nasal, preocular, postocular, tympanic and parietal spines present, supraocular, coronal and nuchal spines absent (Ref. 27437). Spinous dorsal with deeply incised membranes (Ref. 27437). Caudal fin rounded (Ref. 6885). Body mottled brown, distinct yellow areas above (including part of spinous dorsal), orange-brown spotting on lower anterior area (Ref. 27437).
- Hart, J.L. 1973 Pacific fishes of Canada. Bull. Fish. Res. Board Can. 180:740 p. (Ref. 6885)