Opistognathus hopkinsi (Jordan & Snyder, 1902)
photo by Shao, K.T.

Family:  Opistognathidae (Jawfishes)
Max. size:  10.68 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Rare species. Mouthbrooders (Ref. 240).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 28.05.96
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 11.07.02

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