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Channel Islands National Park
Source: Channel Islands National ParkThis species of damselfish inhabits the warmer waters of the Pacific Ocean from Monterey Bay, California to Baja California along rocky coastal reefs and among kelp forests. They are especially common to the more southern Channel Islands. Easily distinguishable by their vibrant orange color, adult fish may reach up to 17 inches. The Garibaldi is the California State fish and is protected from fishing.