hatching jawfish eggs

Yellowhead Jawfish releases hatching eggs ©2012 Ned DeLoach

Hatching Jawfish!

March 25, 2012

Bonaire, 2009 – A jawfish releasing its eggs – we finally got the shot – and it only took fifteen years! We fell in love with jawfish back in 1995 when we were working on the Reef Fish Behavior book. In fact, the first magazine article that Ned and I wrote together for Ocean Realm magazine was about Yellowhead Jawfish, Opistognathus aurifrons (a scanned copy of the 1995 article is available here.)  We wrote an article about jawfishes in the … Read more Hatching Jawfish!