Scientific Name
Scolopsis affinis  
Scolopsis affinis烏面眶棘鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Peters, 1877 Depth 3 - 60M
Chinese 烏面眶棘鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金線魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F376 Nemipteridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 安芬眶棘鱸 
Max Length 24 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 紅尾冬仔、烏面赤尾冬、赤尾冬(臺東)、龍占舅(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South、PonFu、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality New Ireland, New Britain 
Synonyms Scolopsides personatus, Scolopsis personatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001);Russell, B.C., 1990. Nemipterid fishes of the world. (Threadfin breams, whiptail breams, monocle breams, dwarf monocle breams, and coral breams). Family Nemipterida  Russell, B. C. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055534. ASIZP0055589. ASIZP0055756. ASIZP0058882. ASIZP0060069. ASIZP0066654. ASIZP0067093. ASIZP0801871. ASIZP0802344. ASIZP0805810. ASIZP0911871. ASIZP0912344. ASIZP0915810. FRIP03092. FRIP20070. FRIP20501. NMMBP08708. NMMBP08797. NTMP1470.  
Barcode2008-03-25,張家豪,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Peters' monocle bream; Pale monocle bream; Peter's monocle bream; Spinecheek 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin raysX, 9; anal-fin rays III, 7; pectoral-fin rays17. Body depth 2.9 to 3.1 times in standard length. Lower limb of preopercle scaly. Antrorse (forward-directed) suborbital spine absent. Pelvic fins long, reaching to or beyond level of anus. Larger specimens with upper and lower lobes falcate. Presence of indistinct bluish stripe between eyes and a narrow white stripe from middle of upper lip to below eye. Juveniles with dusky brown stripe on either side of dorsal midline, and dusky brown midlateral stripe, yellowish above anteriorly. Axillary scale present. Body silvery-white. Top of head and snout dusky grey. An indistinct bluish stripe between eyes. A narrow white stripe from middle of upper lip to below eye.
habitats Inhabits sheltered lagoons on sandy or muddy bottoms close to reefs. Occurs singly or in small aggregations. Adults mainly in depths over 15 m; juveniles solitary and in sheltered coastal habitats. 
Distribution Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands, Philippines, South China Sea, Indonesia, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, northeastern Australia and the Andaman Sea. Taiwan: South.  
Utility Subsistence fishery species.