Blue-spotted jawfish

Opistognathus rosenblatti is a jawfish from the Eastern Central Pacific.

The Blue-spotted jawfish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 12 - 12 m environment.

The blue-spotted jawfish (Opistognathus rosenblatti) is a beautiful and behaviorally interesting fish that can make an excellent aquarium inhabitant if the aquarist focuses on some basic husbandry practices. More

Blue-Spotted Jawfish sticking his head out of his burrow. A layer of 5 to 8 inches (13 to 20 cm) of gravel should be provided for these little architect/engineer/construction workers. More

blue-spotted jawfish, and I cannot decide which one. My LFS has a blue spot that has been there for 2 weeks and is eating well for $79 that I am thinking about getting. More

My blue-spotted Jawfish in one of my tanks has been fine for months but recently I have noticed he/she is developing white patches or spots along its body. More

The Blue-Spotted Jawfish, Opistognathus rosenblatti Allen & Robertson 1991, of Mexico's Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California in older, less PC texts) is a real striker, with brilliant blue dots over it's overall dark brownish body. More

Common names

Blåplettet kæbefisk in Danish (dansk)
Blue-spotted jawfish in English
bluespotted jawfish in English
Bocón in sp
Bocón azul in Spanish (español)
bocón manchas azules in Spanish (español)
jawfish in English
罗氏后颌鰧 in Mandarin Chinese
罗氏后颌鰧 in Unknown
羅氏後頜鰧 in Mandarin Chinese
羅氏後頜鰧 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Opistognathidae
Genus : Opistognathus
Species : Opistognathus rosenblatti
Authority : Allen & Robertson,1991