The Cabezon is a sculpin native to the Pacific coast of North America. Although the genus name translates literally as “scorpion fish,” true scorpionfish, i.e., the lionfish and stonefish, belong to the related family Scorpaenidae. This species is the only known member of its genus. The cabezon is a scaleless fish with a broad bony support extending from the eye across the cheek just under the skin. The cabezon has a stout spine before the eye, an anal fin of soft rays, and a fleshy flap on the middle of the snout. The coloring varies, but is generally mottled with browns, greens and reds. >90% of red fish are males, whereas >90% of green fish are females. It reaches a weight of up to 25 pounds. Cabezon are found from northern British Columbia to southern California.