Papuan jawfish

The Papuan jawfish lives in the reef-associated, marine environment.

* Papuan jawfish, Opistognathus papuensis (Bleeker, 1868). * Finespotted jawfish, Opistognathus punctatus (Peters, 1869). More

Papuan Jawfish;Opistognathus papuensis Last update: 31-12-69 Submitted by Administrator The Papuan Jawfish can be recognised by its colouration. More

* Papuan Jawfish;Opistognathus papuensis 12/31/69 Designed and Programmed by Kenny Ngo. More

Common names

Papua-kæbefisk in Danish (dansk)
Papuan jawfish in English
Speckled pug in English
巴布后颌鰧 in Mandarin Chinese
巴布後頜鰧 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Opistognathidae
Genus : Opistognathus
Species : Opistognathus papuensis
Authority : Bleeker, 1868