Ocean Whitefish or Caulolatilus princeps is a unique species tilefish of genus
Caulolatilus and family Malacanthidae.
The Whitefish belong to the Pacific Ocean where waters from California to Peru are its native regions.
While in the waters, these fishes can be found on sandy and rocky seafloors. The colour anatomy of the fish is that it is brown in the upper front and turns to yellowish-green till its last fin while the bottom part of the body being white.
These fishes feed small invertebrates and other water species such as crabs, shrimps, lantern fish and anchovies.
These are a common catch for the fishers in California islands.