Yellow-striped Whiptail (Pentapodus aureofasciatus)

Also known as Coral Bream, Spinecheek, Whiptail, Whiptail Bream, Yellowstripe Threadfin Bream, Yellowstripe Whiptail

Description

Also known as Coral Bream, Spinecheek, Whiptail, Whiptail Bream, Yellowstripe Threadfin Bream, Yellowstripe Whiptail.

Found singly, pairs or small groups over sand and rubble areas close to reefs.
They feed on cephalopods, crustaceans, small fish and worms.
Length - 25cm
Depth - 5-35m
Widespread Central Pacific

Threadfin Breams and Whiptail Breams have excellent eyesight and are usually found close to the bottom looking for prey with a stop start movement. (edit)

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