Bluespot Jawfish (Opistognathus rosenblatti)

Common Name: Bluespot Jawfish
Scientific Name: Opistognathus rosenblatti
Reef-Safe: Yes
Min. Tank Size: 30 gallons
Captive Care: Easy
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Max. Size: 10 cm (3.9") 
Range: Endemic to the Eastern Central Pacific, from the tip of Baja California to the lower three-quarters of the Gulf of California, Mexico. 
Depth: 5 - 30m (16.4 - 98.4ft) 
Diet: Carnivore
Remarks: The bluespot jawfish is sometimes found in colonies of several hundred fish in the wild. Known for its burrow-building skill, as well as jumping out of the aquarium. Very personable. A cover is absolutely required to keep this fish. Also prefers a sandy bottom ideally of up to 4-5" of not too fine grain with small rubbles. It will constantly rebuild its burrow. Aggressive to conspecifics unless it is a mated pair.