Scientific Name
Scolopsis trilineata  
Scolopsis trilineata三帶眶棘鱸
by: Ching-Yi Chen
Author Kner, 1868 Depth 1 - 20M
Chinese 三帶眶棘鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金線魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F376 Nemipteridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 三線眶棘鱸 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 三帶赤尾冬、紅尾冬仔 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Savai'i [Savay] I., W. Samoa Is. 
Synonyms Scolopsis trilineatus   
Reference A new species of *Pentapodus* (Teleostei: Nemipteridae) from the western Pacific.  The Beagle (Occas. Pap. N. Terr. Mus. Arts Sci.) 53-56;Russell, B.C., 1990. Nemipterid fishes of the world. (Threadfin breams, whiptail breams, monocle breams, dwarf monocl  Russell, B. C. 1990 
Specimen List ASIZP0058164.  
Common Name Three-lined monocle bream 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin raysX, 9; anal-fin rays III, 7; pectoral-fin rays13-14. Body depth 3.0 to 3.6 times in standard length. Head scales reaching forward to level of middle of eyes. Lower limb of preopercle naked. Antrorse suborbital spine absent. Pelvic fins long, reaching to or just beyond level of anus. Axillary scale present. Upper body dusky grey or brown, silvery-white below. Scales on sides with pearly-blue centers. 3 bluish-white stripes on snout.
habitats Inhabits sandy bottoms in lagoons and areas close to reefs and mangroves. Occurs singly or in small aggregations. 
Distribution Western Pacific: including the Philippines, western Caroline Islands, South China Sea, eastern Indonesia, northern Australia, New Guinea, New Caledonia, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, and northwestern Australia. Taiwan: South.  
Utility Subsistence fishery species.