Opistognathidae - Jawfishes

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the opistognathid fishes on the site. These include the Grinners, Harlequins, Jawfishes, Missing Links, Monkeyfishes, Pugs and Smilers.

Chinstrap Jawfish, Opistognathus sp

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 Opistognathus sp Chinstrap Jawfish
 Opistognathus eximius Harlequin Smiler
 Opistognathus jacksoniensis Southern Smiler
 Opistognathus papuensis Papuan Jawfish
 Stalix spp. several jawfishes


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Opistognathidae, Jawfishes, Grinners, Harlequins, Monkeyfishes, Smilers,