Pale Monocle Bream (Scolopsis affinis)

Also known as Coral Bream, Large-eyed Spinecheek, Monocle Bream, Pale Spinecheek, Peter's Monocle Bream, Spinecheek, Whiptail, Yellowtail Spinecheek

Description

Also known as Coral Bream, Large-eyed Spinecheek, Monocle Bream, Pale Spinecheek, Peter's Monocle Bream, Spinecheek, Whiptail, Yellowtail Spinecheek.

Found singly or in small schools, over mud and sandy bottoms, close to reef areas, of sheltered lagoons and coastal reefs.
They feed on small fish and benthic invertebrates.
Juveniles found singly, over sheltered coastal areas.
Length - 24cm
Depth - 3-60m
Widespread Eastern Indian Ocean, Western Pacific

Threadfin Breams & 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-affinis.html

Related creatures

Heads up! Many creatures change during their life. Juvenile fish become adults and some change shape or their colour. Some species change sex and others just get older. The following creature(s) are known relatives of the Pale Monocle Bream. Click the image(s) to explore further or hover over to get a better view!

Pale Monocle Bream (Juvenile)

Pale Monocle Bream (Juvenile)

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