Opistognathus aurifrons, Yellowhead jawfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Opistognathus aurifrons, Yellowhead jawfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Opistognathus aurifrons

Opistognathus aurifrons Description

Dorsal spines: 11; dorsal soft rays: 15 or 16; anal spines: 3; anal soft rays: 14 or 15. Body light bluish gray with numerous pale blue dots; head, nape and anterior part of dorsal fin yellow; a pair of black spots often present on chin.

Opistognathus aurifrons Common Names

  • Yellowhead jawfish

Opistognathus aurifrons Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Opistognathus aurifrons? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Opistognathus aurifrons species belongs to.

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Opistognathus aurifrons, marine species closely related

Opistognathus aurifrons, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Opistognathus aurifrons marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Opistognathus aurifrons. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Opistognathus aurifrons are marked in green.

Opistognathus aurifrons, geographic distribution

Where is Opistognathus aurifrons found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Opistognathus aurifrons can be found.

Country Locations Dive Sites
Netherlands Bonaire Tori's Reef

    Opistognathus aurifrons, underwater photographers

    Which photographers have photos of Opistognathus aurifrons species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Opistognathus aurifrons.