Seriphus politus are a species of croaker occurring from Uncle Sam Bank, Baja California, to Yaquina Bay, Oregon, they are the only species in the genus Seriphus. They are common during summer in shallow water around pier pilings on sandy bottoms.The body of the queenfish is elongate and moderately compressed; the largest recorded specimen was 12 inches. The head is compressed with the upper profile depressed over the eyes. The mouth is large. The color is bluish above becoming silvery below and the fins are yellowish.
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