Also known as Coral Bream, Spinecheek, Threadfin Bream, Threadtail Bream, Whiptail, Whiptail Bream.
Found singly or in small schools, over silty, muddy areas of coastal bays to deep off-shore reefs.
They feed on small crustaceans.
Juveniles found close to reefs.
Length - 18cm
Depth - 5-50m
Widespread Western 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. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Pentapodus-setosus