Ciliate Spinecheek, Saw-jawed Monocle Bream, Silver-line Spinecheek, Whitestreak Monocle Bream
Scolopsis ciliatais commonly referred to as Ciliate Spinecheek, Saw-jawed Monocle Bream, Silver-line Spinecheek, Whitestreak Monocle Bream. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 3000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 4342 AphiaID: 276785 Scientific: Scolopsis ciliata German: Scheinschnapper English: Ciliate Spinecheek, Saw-jawed Monocle Bream, Silver-line Spinecheek, Whitestreak Monocle Bream Category: Whiptail breams Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Nemipteridae (Family) > Scolopsis (Genus) > ciliata (Species) Initial determination: (Lacepède, ), 1802 Occurrence: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Corea, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Micronesia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Paracel-Islands, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Spratly Islands, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Ryukyu Islands, Timor, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 2 - 25 Meter Size: up to 7.09" (18 cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) Food: Brine Shrimps, Fish (little fishes), Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis Tank: 659.94 gal (~ 3000L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2012-04-24 17:49:26
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Saw-jawed monocle bream
Inhabits sandy bottoms close to coral reefs. Also near mangroves. Occurs often in small groups. Feeds on benthic invertebrates and small fishes.
Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Nemipteridae (Threadfin breams, Whiptail breams)
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