Also known as Coral Bream, Dwarf Monocle Bream, Mauvelip Threadfin Bream, Monocle Bream, Spinecheek, Spinycheek.
Found singly, pairs or in schools over mud and sand bottoms in both shallow and very deep waters of the ocean.
They feed on cephalopods, benthic crustaceans, fish and worms.
Juveniles found in estuaries.
Length - 25cm
Depth - 22-450m
Widespread Western Indian Ocean
Coral 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/5852