|Monogrammed Monocle Bream|
Local common name:
|Monogrammed Monocle Bream
Nemipteridae [Threadfin breams, Monocle breams & Whiptail breams]
23.3 cm [max to 31 cm]
Up to 50 m
Minor Commercial Fisheries
Yes, this fish was caught during my offshore trip, off Southern Islands on 15/5/03.
Reef associated, sandy bottoms. Solitary or in small grps. Feeds on small fishes, crustaceans, mollusks & worms.
Forked tail fin with the upper lobe slightly longer than the lower. 3 blue strips on snout. A broad brown strip across side with the thickest somewhere in the middle.
*Credit goes to 'Kelvin K.P. Lim' for helping in the ID of this fish.
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