California State Fish: Garibaldi (Saltwater)
Scientific Name: Hypsypops rubicundus
State Fish Description: The Garibaldi is a bright orange fish in the damselfish family that is commonly found around Santa Catalina Island, California and in La Jolla Cove which is by San Diego. Adult Garibaldi is a bright orange while the juvenile fish are a more reddish color.
Where It's Found: The Garibaldi is often found in waters around 95+ feet around rocky reefs or rocky sea bottoms. The Garibaldi is native to the north-eastern parts of the Pacific Ocean, which range from Monterey Bay, California, to Guadalupe Island, Baja California.
Arizona State Fish Dedication: 1995