Also known as Barred-face Spinecheek, Coral Bream, Lattice Monocle Bream, Lattice Spinecheek, Monocle Bream, Monogram Spinecheek, Monogrammed Monocle Bream, Rainbow Bream, Rainbow Monocle Bream, Regal Coral Bream, Spinecheek, Threadfin Monocle Bream, Thumbprint Emperor, Whiptail, Yellowtail Spinecheek.
Found singly or in small schools over silty sandy bottoms and seagrass beds of lagoons and coastal reefs.
They feed on crustaceans, small fish, molluscs and worms.
Length - 38cm
Depth - 2-50m
Widespread Indo-West 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: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/5879