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Click Here to See ImagesThe Yellowhead Jawfish, also known as the Yellow Head Jawfish or Yellow-headed Pearly Jawfish, has a yellow head and a light blue-green body. It inhabits the sandy, rubble-strewn areas on the reefs of the tropical Western Atlantic, and is found in close proximity to its burrow or cave. The Yellowhead Jawfish can attain a length of 5 inches in the wild, and up to 4 inches in an aquarium.
- Scientific Name: Opistognathus aurifrons
- Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
- Care Level: Moderate
- Temperament: Peaceful
- Water Conditions: dKH 8-12, 72-82° F, sg 1.021-1.023
- Max. Size: 4"
- Color Form: Blue, Yellow
- Diet: Carnivore
- Origin: East Americas
- Family: Opistognathidae