Rainbow Monocle Bream (Scolopsis temporalis)

Also known as Baldspot Monocle Bream, Baldspot Spinecheek, Barred-face Spinecheek, Coral Bream, Monocle Bream, Spinecheek, Whiptail

Description

Also known as Baldspot Monocle Bream, Baldspot Spinecheek, Barred-face Spinecheek, Coral Bream, Monocle Bream, Spinecheek, Whiptail.

Found singly or in small schools over rubble and sandy bottoms close to reefs of coastal lines and lagoons.
They feed on small fish and benthic invertebrates.
Length - 35cm
Depth - 1-35m
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. (edit) Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Scolopsis-temporalis.html

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