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Family: Nemipteridae Threadfin breams, Whiptail breams



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Western Pacific
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Nemipterus aurifilum (Ogilby, 1910)

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Nemipterus aurifilum
[Yellow-lip threadfin bream]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Nemipterus aurora Russell, 1993

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Nemipterus aurora
[Dawn threadfin bream]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Nemipterus balinensis (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Nemipterus balinensis
[Balinese threadfin bream]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Nemipterus balinensoides (Popta, 1918)

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Nemipterus balinensoides
[Dwarf threadfin bream]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Nemipterus bathybius Snyder, 1911

Photo by CSIRO
 
Nemipterus bathybius
[Yellowbelly threadfin bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Nemipterus bipunctatus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nemipterus bipunctatus
[Delagoa threadfin bream]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Nemipterus celebicus (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Nemipterus celebicus
[Celebes threadfin bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Nemipterus furcosus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nemipterus furcosus
[Fork-tailed threadfin bream]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Nemipterus gracilis (Bleeker, 1873)

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Nemipterus gracilis
[Graceful threadfin bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Nemipterus hexodon (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nemipterus hexodon
[Ornate threadfin bream]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Nemipterus isacanthus (Bleeker, 1873)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Nemipterus isacanthus
[Teardrop threadfin bream]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-Pacific. A Red Sea
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Nemipterus japonicus (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Nemipterus japonicus
[Japanese threadfin bream]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL
Nemipterus marginatus (Valenciennes, 1830)

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Nemipterus marginatus
[Red filament threadfin bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Nemipterus mesoprion (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nemipterus mesoprion
[Mauvelip threadfin bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Nemipterus nematophorus (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nemipterus nematophorus
[Doublewhip threadfin bream]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Nemipterus nematopus (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Nemipterus nematopus
[Yellow-tipped threadfin bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Nemipterus nemurus (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nemipterus nemurus
[Redspine threadfin bream]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm SL
Nemipterus peronii (Valenciennes, 1830)

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Nemipterus peronii
[Notchedfin threadfin bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Nemipterus randalli Russell, 1986

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nemipterus randalli
[Randall's threadfin bream]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Nemipterus tambuloides (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Nemipterus tambuloides
[Fivelined threadfin bream]

Photo by Diggles, B.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Nemipterus theodorei Ogilby, 1916

Photo by Diggles, B.
 
Nemipterus theodorei
[Theodore's threadfin bream]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL
Nemipterus thosaporni Russell, 1991

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Nemipterus thosaporni
[Palefin threadfin bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Nemipterus virgatus (Houttuyn, 1782)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nemipterus virgatus
[Golden threadfin bream]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Nemipterus vitiensis Russell, 1990

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Nemipterus vitiensis
[Fiji threadfin bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 29.7 cm TL
Nemipterus zysron (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nemipterus zysron
[Slender threadfin bream]

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Parascolopsis aspinosa (Rao & Rao, 1981)

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Parascolopsis aspinosa
[Smooth dwarf monocle bream]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Parascolopsis baranesi
[]

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Parascolopsis boesemani (Rao & Rao, 1981)

Photo by FAO
 
Parascolopsis boesemani
[Redfin dwarf monocle bream]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18.2 cm SL

 
Parascolopsis capitinis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Parascolopsis eriomma (Jordan & Richardson, 1909)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parascolopsis eriomma
[Rosy dwarf monocle bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Parascolopsis inermis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parascolopsis inermis
[Unarmed dwarf monocle bream]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 17.7 cm SL

 
Parascolopsis melanophrys
[Dwarf monocle bream]

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Parascolopsis qantasi Russell & Gloerfelt-Tarp, 1984

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Parascolopsis qantasi
[Slender dwarf monocle bream]

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Parascolopsis rufomaculatus Russell, 1986

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Parascolopsis rufomaculatus
[Yellowband monocle bream]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Parascolopsis tanyactis Russell, 1986

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Parascolopsis tanyactis
[Long-rayed dwarf monocle bream]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Parascolopsis tosensis (Kamohara, 1938)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Parascolopsis tosensis
[Tosa dwarf monocle bream]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Parascolopsis townsendi Boulenger, 1901

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Parascolopsis townsendi
[Scaly dwarf monocle bream]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Central Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Pentapodus aureofasciatus Russell, 2001

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Pentapodus aureofasciatus
[Yellowstripe threadfin bream]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pentapodus bifasciatus (Bleeker, 1848)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pentapodus bifasciatus
[White-shouldered whiptail]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Pentapodus caninus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pentapodus caninus
[Small-toothed whiptail]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Pentapodus emeryii (Richardson, 1843)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pentapodus emeryii
[Double whiptail]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Pentapodus komodoensis Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pentapodus komodoensis
[Komodo whiptail]

Photo by Steene, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pentapodus nagasakiensis (Tanaka, 1915)

Photo by Steene, R.
 
Pentapodus nagasakiensis
[Japanese whiptail]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 16.1 cm SL
Pentapodus numberii Allen & Erdmann, 2009

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pentapodus numberii
[Papuan whiptail]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pentapodus paradiseus (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pentapodus paradiseus
[Paradise whiptail]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Pentapodus porosus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pentapodus porosus
[Northwest Australian whiptail]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Pentapodus setosus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pentapodus setosus
[Butterfly whiptail]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Pentapodus trivittatus (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Pentapodus trivittatus
[Three-striped whiptail]

Photo by Good, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Pentapodus vitta Quoy & Gaimard, 1824

Photo by Good, P.
 
Pentapodus vitta
[Western butterfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Scaevius milii (Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1823)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scaevius milii
[Green-striped coral bream]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Scolopsis affinis Peters, 1877

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Scolopsis affinis
[Peters' monocle bream]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Scolopsis aurata (Park, 1797)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Scolopsis aurata
[Yellowstripe monocle bream]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Scolopsis bilineata (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Scolopsis bilineata
[Two-lined monocle bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Scolopsis bimaculata Rüppell, 1828

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scolopsis bimaculata
[Thumbprint monocle bream]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Scolopsis ciliata (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Scolopsis ciliata
[Saw-jawed monocle bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Scolopsis frenata (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scolopsis frenata
[Bridled monocle bream]

Photo by Field, R.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Scolopsis ghanam (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Scolopsis ghanam
[Arabian monocle bream]

Photo by Bineesh, K K

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Scolopsis igcarensis Mishra, Biswas, Russell, Stapathy & Selvanatagam, 2013

Photo by Bineesh, K K
 
Scolopsis igcarensis
[Igcar monocle bream]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Scolopsis lineata Quoy & Gaimard, 1824

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Scolopsis lineata
[Striped monocle bream]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Scolopsis margaritifera (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Scolopsis margaritifera
[Pearly monocle bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Scolopsis monogramma (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scolopsis monogramma
[Monogrammed monocle bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Scolopsis taeniata (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scolopsis taeniata
[Black-streaked monocle bream]

Photo by Kuiter, R.H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Scolopsis taenioptera (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Kuiter, R.H.
 
Scolopsis taenioptera
[Lattice monocle bream]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Scolopsis temporalis (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Scolopsis temporalis
[Bald-spot monocle bream]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Scolopsis trilineata Kner, 1868

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Scolopsis trilineata
[Three-lined monocle bream]

Photo by Field, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Scolopsis vosmeri (Bloch, 1792)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Scolopsis vosmeri
[Whitecheek monocle bream]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Scolopsis xenochrous Günther, 1872

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Scolopsis xenochrous
[Oblique-barred monocle bream]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Nemipterus aurifilum Yellow-lip threadfin bream Western Pacific 18.5 SL 1910
Nemipterus aurora Dawn threadfin bream Western Pacific 20 SL 1993
Nemipterus balinensis Balinese threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 18 SL 1858
Nemipterus balinensoides Dwarf threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 14 SL 1918
Nemipterus bathybius Yellowbelly threadfin bream Western Pacific 24 SL 1911
Nemipterus bipunctatus Delagoa threadfin bream Indian Ocean 30 TL 1830
Nemipterus celebicus Celebes threadfin bream Western Pacific 22 SL 1854
Nemipterus furcosus Fork-tailed threadfin bream Indian Ocean 24 SL 1830
Nemipterus gracilis Graceful threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 18 SL 1873
Nemipterus hexodon Ornate threadfin bream Western Pacific 23 SL 1824
Nemipterus isacanthus Teardrop threadfin bream Western Pacific 21 SL 1873
Nemipterus japonicus Japanese threadfin bream Indo-Pacific. A Red Sea 32 TL 1791
Nemipterus marginatus Red filament threadfin bream Western Pacific 15.6 SL 1830
Nemipterus mesoprion Mauvelip threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 14 SL 1853
Nemipterus nematophorus Doublewhip threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 20 SL 1854
Nemipterus nematopus Yellow-tipped threadfin bream Western Central Pacific 17.5 SL 1851
Nemipterus nemurus Redspine threadfin bream Western Central Pacific 21 SL 1857
Nemipterus peronii Notchedfin threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 29 SL 1830
Nemipterus randalli Randall's threadfin bream Western Indian Ocean 25 TL 1986
Nemipterus tambuloides Fivelined threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 23 SL 1853
Nemipterus theodorei Theodore's threadfin bream Western Pacific 20 SL 1916
Nemipterus thosaporni Palefin threadfin bream Western Pacific 21.5 SL 1991
Nemipterus virgatus Golden threadfin bream Western Pacific 35 SL 1782
Nemipterus vitiensis Fiji threadfin bream Western Pacific 22 SL 1990
Nemipterus zysron Slender threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 29.7 TL 1856
Parascolopsis aspinosa Smooth dwarf monocle bream Indian Ocean 21 TL 1981
Parascolopsis baranesi Western Indian Ocean 11.2 SL 1993
Parascolopsis boesemani Redfin dwarf monocle bream Eastern Indian Ocean 9.1 SL 1981
Parascolopsis capitinis Western Indian Ocean 18.2 SL 1996
Parascolopsis eriomma Rosy dwarf monocle bream Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1909
Parascolopsis inermis Unarmed dwarf monocle bream Eastern Indian Ocean 18 SL 1843
Parascolopsis melanophrys Dwarf monocle bream Western Central Pacific 17.7 SL 1996
Parascolopsis qantasi Slender dwarf monocle bream Eastern Indian Ocean 10.3 SL 1984
Parascolopsis rufomaculatus Yellowband monocle bream Eastern Indian Ocean 15.5 SL 1986
Parascolopsis tanyactis Long-rayed dwarf monocle bream Western Pacific 21 SL 1986
Parascolopsis tosensis Tosa dwarf monocle bream Western Pacific 10 SL 1938
Parascolopsis townsendi Scaly dwarf monocle bream Western Indian Ocean 20 TL 1901
Pentapodus aureofasciatus Yellowstripe threadfin bream Central Pacific 25 TL 2001
Pentapodus bifasciatus White-shouldered whiptail Western Central Pacific 20 TL 1848
Pentapodus caninus Small-toothed whiptail Western Pacific 35 TL 1830
Pentapodus emeryii Double whiptail Western Pacific 35 TL 1843
Pentapodus komodoensis Komodo whiptail Western Pacific 10.4 SL 2012
Pentapodus nagasakiensis Japanese whiptail Western Pacific 20 TL 1915
Pentapodus numberii Papuan whiptail Western Pacific 16.1 SL 2009
Pentapodus paradiseus Paradise whiptail Western Pacific 30 TL 1859
Pentapodus porosus Northwest Australian whiptail Eastern Indian Ocean 27 TL 1830
Pentapodus setosus Butterfly whiptail Western Central Pacific 18 SL 1830
Pentapodus trivittatus Three-striped whiptail Western Pacific 28 TL 1791
Pentapodus vitta Western butterfish Eastern Indian Ocean 26 TL 1824
Scaevius milii Green-striped coral bream Western Pacific 20 SL 1823
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 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 Western Pacific 30 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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