Common Name: Blue Jaw Triggerfish
Scientific Name: Xanthichthys auromarginatus
Min. Tank Size: 75 gallons
Captive Care: Easy
Max. Size: 22 cm (8.7")
Range: Mauritius and other islands of western Indian Ocean to Micronesia, Hawaiian Islands, and Society Islands and Australia to Ryukyu Islands, ranges throughout East Indian region
Depth: 15 - 140m (49.2 - 459.3ft)
Remarks: Also called Blue Throat Trigger. Considered relatively reef-safe which mainly feeds on zooplankton in the water column. Known to rearrange rock work and make a "grunting" noise.