Scientific Name
Scolopsis bilineata  
Scolopsis bilineata雙帶眶棘鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bloch, 1793) Depth 1 - 25M
Chinese 雙帶眶棘鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金線魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F376 Nemipteridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 雙線眶棘鱸 
Max Length 25 cm TL  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 雙帶赤尾冬、石兵、雞仔、紅尾冬仔、雙帶烏尾冬(臺東)、龍占舅(澎湖)、獅貴仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Anthias bilineatus, Lutjanus ellipticus, Perca frenata, Scalopsis bilineatus, Scolopsis bilineatus, Scolopsis bleekeri   
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 ASIZP0055499. ASIZP0055554. ASIZP0058533. ASIZP0058567. ASIZP0059436. ASIZP0060610. ASIZP0066668. ASIZP0067081. ASIZP0067094. ASIZP0067544. ASIZP0801867. ASIZP0802739. ASIZP0802844. ASIZP0802845. ASIZP0911867. ASIZP0912739. ASIZP0912844. ASIZP0912845. FRIP01304. FRIP22335. NMMBP04954. NMMBP08536. NMMBP08569. NMMBP08669. NMMBP08707. NMMSTP00766. NTMP1195. NTOU-AE6174. NTOUP201203-044. NTUM04537. NTUM06661. NTUM07571. NTUM08671. RUSI35642.  
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Twoline spinecheek; Yellow-finned spine-cheek; Two-lined monocle bream; Two-line monocle-bream; Two lined monode bream; Bridled spine-cheek; Bridled monocle bream; Bridled spinecheek 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin raysX, 9; anal-fin rays III, 7; pectoral-fin rays17. Body depth 2.5 to 2.6 times in standard length. Some geographical variations, especially different between Indian and Pacific Oceans; Pacific form with yellow stripes and yellow dorsal fin, while the Indian ocean form lacks the yellow. Head scales reaching to or just in front of anterior nostrils. Lower limb of preopercle scaly. Antrorse suborbital spine present beneath eye. Pelvic fins long, reaching to or almost to level of origin of anal fin. Axillary scale present. Upper part of body olive or greyish-brown, pearly-white below. 2 narrow yellow stripes on head, another dark red-edged pearly-white stripe from mouth to base of soft dorsal fin. A yellow mid dorsal stripe from above ayes along base of dorsal fin. A whitish patch just below base of posterior half of soft dorsal rays. Juveniles with 3 dark brown stripes on upper part of body, interspaces between stripes yellow.
habitats Common on coral reefs. Adults occur on most reef habitats, usually in pairs, and juveniles inshore or in lagoons or rubble zones. Occur singly or in small aggregations. Feed on small fishes and benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Maldives, the Laccadive Islands, Sri Lanka, Andaman Sea, western Australia, and from the Ryukyu Islands to south to eastern Australia and east to New Caledonia and Fiji. Taiwan: South, Hsiaoliuchiu, Penghu, Lanyu, Lyudao, North, East, North- 
Utility Commercial aquarium species.