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