Fish ID: Monogram Monocle Bream

Bream monogram monocle bream scolopsis monogramma her
Family Coral Bream (NEMIPTERIDAE)
species Scolopsis monogramma
size To 24cm
locality Sand and rubble at edge of reefs
behaviour In small groups often in branching coral
range Indi West Pacific inc GBR

Silvery body and head with blue and yellow bands across the snout between the eyes. Also has yellow band inside the tail, and longer filament on top of the tail than the bottom (giving it the nickname of Whiptail).