Opistognathidae - Jawfishes

Access opistognathid fish pages on the site. The family includes the grinners, harlequins, jawfishes, monkeyfishes, pugs and smilers.

Chinstrap Jawfish, Opistognathus sp

Chinstrap Jawfish, Opistognathus sp
Photographer: Jeff Williams © Jeff Williams

 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,