Also known as Arabian Spinecheek, Arabian Threadfin Bream, Coral Breams, Monocle Bream, Paleband Monocle Bream, Paleband Spinecheek, Spinecheek, Whiptail.
Found singly or in small schools over shallow sandy bottoms close to reefs in lagoons and coastal reefs.
They feed on crustaceans, echinoderms, small fish and molluscs.
Length - 25cm
Depth - 1-20m
Widespread Indian Ocean
Threadfin Breams and Whiptail Breams have excellent eyesight and are usually found close to the bottom looking for prey with a stop start movement. Ref: https://www.fishbase.de/summary/Scolopsis-ghanam