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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Nemipteridae Threadfin breams, Whiptail breams

Genus: Scolopsis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Scolopsis affinis Peters' monocle bream Western Pacific 24 TL 1877
Scolopsis aurata Yellowstripe monocle bream Indian Ocean 26 TL 1797
Scolopsis bilineata Two-lined monocle bream Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1793
Scolopsis bimaculata Thumbprint monocle bream Indian Ocean 31 TL 1828
Scolopsis ciliata Saw-jawed monocle bream Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1802
Scolopsis frenata Bridled monocle bream Western Indian Ocean 26 TL 1830
Scolopsis ghanam Arabian monocle bream Indian Ocean 30 TL 1775
Scolopsis igcarensis Igcar monocle bream Indian Ocean 14.8 SL 2013
Scolopsis lineata Striped monocle bream Eastern Indian Ocean and 25 TL 1824
Scolopsis margaritifera Pearly monocle bream Western Pacific 28 TL 1830
Scolopsis meridiana Sahul monocle bream Indo-West Pacific 22.6 SL 2018
Scolopsis monogramma Monogrammed monocle bream Indo-West Pacific 38 TL 1830
Scolopsis taeniata Black-streaked monocle bream Western Indian Ocean 36 TL 1830
Scolopsis taenioptera Lattice monocle bream Indo-West Pacific 25 SL 1830
Scolopsis temporalis Bald-spot monocle bream Western Pacific 35 SL 1830
Scolopsis trilineata Three-lined monocle bream Western Pacific 25 TL 1868
Scolopsis vosmeri Whitecheek monocle bream Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1792
Scolopsis xenochrous Oblique-barred monocle bream Indo-West Pacific 22 TL 1872



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cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013