Boxlike body, with two long "horns" projecting forward from the top of the head just in front of the eyes. The mouth is subterminal with prominent lips. The dorsal fin is relatively small and arises just forward of the caudal peduncle. The caudal fin is rounded. There are eight or nine soft rays in the dorsal fin, eight to nine soft rays in the anal fin, and nine to 10 rays in the caudal fin. Body color ranges from green and olive to light orange with blue spots and is cryptic. Grows to at least 18.1 in (46 cm) in total length.
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