Also known as Blackstripe Butterfish, Butterfish, Coral Bream, Spinecheek, Striped Whiptail, Western Australian Butterfish, Western Butterfish, Western Threadfin Bream, Whiptail.
Found in schools, over rock and sandy bottoms and in seagrass beds, of coastal bays and reefs.
They feed on crustaceans, small benthic fish, worms.
Length - 26cm
Depth - 2-20m
Eastern Indian Ocean - Western Australia
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: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Pentapodus-vitta.html