Opistognathus lonchurus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
Moustache jawfish
Opistognathus lonchurus
photo by Gasparini, J.L.

 Family:  Opistognathidae (Jawfishes)
 Max. size:  10 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated
 Distribution:  Western Atlantic: southeastern Florida, USA and northeastern Gulf of Mexico to Suriname.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology: 
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 19.08.03
 Checked by: Smith-Vaniz, William F. - 06.10.95

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