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Care Level: Moderate
Color: Blue, Yellow, White
Diet: Carnivore
Max Size: 4"
Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons
Origin: Caribbean
Reef Safe: Yes
Scientific Name: Opistognathus Aurifrons
Temperament: Peaceful


The Yellowhead Pearly Jawfish, also known as the Yellow Head Jawfish or Yellow-headed Pearly Jawfish, is a species of jawfish native to coral reefs in the Caribbean Sea. It is found at depths of from 9.8 to 131.2 ft. The head and upper body are a light, but brilliant, yellow color slowly fading to a pearlescent blue hue. It can reach a length of 3.9 in.

Its diet consists of meaty foods, such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, chopped crustaceans, as well as frozen and dry herbivore foods.
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