Lattice Monocle Bream (Scolopsis taenioptera)

Also known as Coral Bream, Monocle Bream, Redspot Monocle Bream, Redspot Spinecheek, Spinecheek, Twospot Monocle Bream, Yellow-streaked Monocle Bream, Whiptail

Description

Also known as Coral Bream, Monocle Bream, Redspot Monocle Bream, Redspot Spinecheek, Spinecheek, Twospot Monocle Bream, Yellow-streaked Monocle Bream, Whiptail.

Found in small schools over mud and sand bottoms of coastal bays and off-shore reefs.
They feed on small crustaceans, fish and molluscs.
Length - 25cm
Depth - 2-50m
Widespread Western 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/Scolopsis-taenioptera.html

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