Scientific Name
Scolopsis monogramma  
Scolopsis monogramma單帶眶棘鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1830) Depth 3 - 50M
Chinese 單帶眶棘鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金線魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F376 Nemipteridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 單帶眶棘鱸 
Max Length 38 cm TL  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 黑帶赤尾冬、赤尾冬仔、赤尾冬(臺東)、龍占舅(澎湖)、黃雞母(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Jakarta [Batavia], Java, Indonesia 
Synonyms Lethrinus harak, Scolopsides monogramma, Scolopsis dubiosus, Scolopsis regina, Scolopsis taeniopterus, Scolopsis temporalis   
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  Cuvier, G. etc. 1830 Russell, B. C. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055415. ASIZP0055711. ASIZP0055746. ASIZP0057549. ASIZP0065846. ASIZP0067267. ASIZP0067543. ASIZP0070787. ASIZP0801083. ASIZP0802709. ASIZP0802740. ASIZP0911083. ASIZP0912709. ASIZP0912740. ASIZP0916946. FRIP00995. FRIP00997. FRIP20174. FRIP21165. NMMBP02248. NMMBP06497. NMMBP06498. NMMBP06637. NMMBP06646. NMMBP06689. NMMBP08538. NMMBP08568. USNM00183230.  
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Rainbow bream; Threadfin monocle bream; Barred-face spine-cheek; Monocle-bream; Monogrammed monocle bream; Monogrammed monocle-bream; Monogram spinecheek; Monocle bream 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin raysX, 9; anal-fin rays III, 7; pectoral-fin rays15-17. Body depth 2.5 to 2.6 times in standard length. Head scales reaching to between anterior margin of eyes and posterior nostrils. Lower limb of preopercle scaly. Antrorse suborbital spine absent. Pelvic fins long, reaching almost to level of origin of anal fin. Upper lobe of caudal fin a little longer than lower lobe. In larger specimens, lobes produced to form short filamentous extensions in larger specimens. 3 blue stripes on snout; uppermost joining eyes above nostrils. A blue stripe on preopercle behind eye. A blue chevron-shaped stripe running upwards onto opercle from below eye and bending downward towards pectoral-fin base.
habitats Occurs on sand bottoms close to reefs. Often silty habitats. Occurs solitary or in small groups. Feeds on small fishes, crustaceans, mollusks and polychaete worms. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: eastern Indian Ocean to Papua New Guinea, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to northeastern Australia. Taiwan: South, Hsiaoliuchiu, Penghu, North, East, North-East, West.  
Utility Commercial fishery species.