Opistognathus punctatusis commonly referred to as Finespotted jawfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 3000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Opistognathus punctatus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Opistognathus punctatus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Opistognathus punctatus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.