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Family: Nemipteridae Threadfin breams, Whiptail breams



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67 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
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]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Nemipterus balinensoides
[Dwarf threadfin bream]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 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]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Nemipterus gracilis
[Graceful threadfin bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 21 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 report o
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 cm SL
Nemipterus marginatus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by CSIRO
 
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)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Nemipterus peronii
[Notchedfin threadfin bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 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

Photo by FAO
 
Nemipterus vitiensis
[Fiji threadfin bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 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
[]

Photo by FAO

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]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Parascolopsis qantasi
[Slender dwarf monocle bream]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Parascolopsis rufomaculatus
[Red-spot dwarf monocle bream]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
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]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
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 Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pentapodus bifasciatus
[White-shouldered whiptail]

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.

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

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.
 
Pentapodus caninus
[Small-toothed whiptail]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

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

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Pentapodus emeryii
[Double whiptail]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Pentapodus komodoensis
[Komodo whiptail]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pentapodus nagasakiensis
[Japanese whiptail]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 16.0 cm SL
Pentapodus numberii Allen & Erdmann, 2009

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Pentapodus numberii
[Papuan whiptail]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pentapodus paradiseus
[Paradise whiptail]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

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

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
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 Cook, D.C.

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

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
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
[Striped whiptail]

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]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL

 
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 Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scolopsis taenioptera
[Lattice monocle bream]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
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 Bailly, N.

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

Photo by Bailly, N.
 
Scolopsis xenochroa
[Oblique-barred monocle bream]
67 Species of Family Nemipteridae
(Threadfin breams, Whiptail breams)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1910 Nemipterus aurifilum Yellow-lip threadfin bream Western Pacific 18.5 SL
1993 Nemipterus aurora Dawn threadfin bream Western Pacific 20 SL
1858 Nemipterus balinensis Balinese threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 18 SL
1918 Nemipterus balinensoides Dwarf threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 14 SL
1911 Nemipterus bathybius Yellowbelly threadfin bream Western Pacific 20 SL
1830 Nemipterus bipunctatus Delagoa threadfin bream Indian Ocean 30 TL
1854 Nemipterus celebicus Celebes threadfin bream Western Pacific 22 SL
1830 Nemipterus furcosus Fork-tailed threadfin bream Indian Ocean 24 SL
1873 Nemipterus gracilis Graceful threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 18 SL
1824 Nemipterus hexodon Ornate threadfin bream Western Pacific 21 SL
1873 Nemipterus isacanthus Teardrop threadfin bream Western Pacific 21 SL
1791 Nemipterus japonicus Japanese threadfin bream Indo-Pacific. A report o 32 TL
1830 Nemipterus marginatus Red filament threadfin bream Western Pacific 15 SL
1853 Nemipterus mesoprion Mauvelip threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 14 SL
1854 Nemipterus nematophorus Doublewhip threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 20 SL
1851 Nemipterus nematopus Yellow-tipped threadfin bream Western Central Pacific 17.5 SL
1857 Nemipterus nemurus Redspine threadfin bream Western Central Pacific 21 SL
1830 Nemipterus peronii Notchedfin threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 29 SL
1986 Nemipterus randalli Randall's threadfin bream Western Indian Ocean 20 TL
1853 Nemipterus tambuloides Fivelined threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 23 SL
1916 Nemipterus theodorei Theodore's threadfin bream Western Pacific 20 SL
1991 Nemipterus thosaporni Palefin threadfin bream Western Pacific 21.5 SL
1782 Nemipterus virgatus Golden threadfin bream Western Pacific 35 SL
1990 Nemipterus vitiensis Fiji threadfin bream Western Pacific 22 SL
1856 Nemipterus zysron Slender threadfin bream Indo-West Pacific 25 TL
1981 Parascolopsis aspinosa Smooth dwarf monocle bream Indian Ocean 21 TL
1993 Parascolopsis baranesi Western Indian Ocean 11.2 SL
1981 Parascolopsis boesemani Redfin dwarf monocle bream Eastern Indian Ocean 9.1 SL
1996 Parascolopsis capitinis Western Indian Ocean 18.2 SL
1909 Parascolopsis eriomma Rosy dwarf monocle bream Indo-West Pacific 35 TL
1843 Parascolopsis inermis Unarmed dwarf monocle bream Eastern Indian Ocean 18 SL
1996 Parascolopsis melanophrys Dwarf monocle bream Western Central Pacific 17.7 SL
1984 Parascolopsis qantasi Slender dwarf monocle bream Eastern Indian Ocean 10.3 SL
1986 Parascolopsis rufomaculatus Red-spot dwarf monocle bream Eastern Indian Ocean 15.5 SL
1986 Parascolopsis tanyactis Long-rayed dwarf monocle bream Western Pacific 21 SL
1938 Parascolopsis tosensis Tosa dwarf monocle bream Western Pacific 10 SL
1901 Parascolopsis townsendi Scaly dwarf monocle bream Western Indian Ocean 20 TL
2001 Pentapodus aureofasciatus Yellowstripe threadfin bream Central Pacific 25 TL
1848 Pentapodus bifasciatus White-shouldered whiptail Western Central Pacific 20 TL
1830 Pentapodus caninus Small-toothed whiptail Western Pacific 35 TL
1843 Pentapodus emeryii Double whiptail Western Pacific 35 TL
2012 Pentapodus komodoensis Komodo whiptail Western Pacific 10.4 SL
1915 Pentapodus nagasakiensis Japanese whiptail Western Pacific 20 TL
2009 Pentapodus numberii Papuan whiptail Western Pacific 16.0 SL
1859 Pentapodus paradiseus Paradise whiptail Western Pacific 30 TL
1830 Pentapodus porosus Northwest Australian whiptail Eastern Indian Ocean 27 TL
1830 Pentapodus setosus Butterfly whiptail Western Central Pacific 18 SL
1791 Pentapodus trivittatus Three-striped whiptail Western Pacific 28 TL
1824 Pentapodus vitta Striped whiptail Eastern Indian Ocean 26 TL
1823 Scaevius milii Green-striped coral bream Western Pacific 20 SL
1877 Scolopsis affinis Peters' monocle bream Western Pacific 24 TL
1797 Scolopsis aurata Yellowstripe monocle bream Indian Ocean 26 TL
1793 Scolopsis bilineata Two-lined monocle bream Indo-West Pacific 25 TL
1828 Scolopsis bimaculata Thumbprint monocle bream Indian Ocean 31 TL
1802 Scolopsis ciliata Saw-jawed monocle bream Indo-West Pacific 25 TL
1830 Scolopsis frenata Bridled monocle bream Western Indian Ocean 26 TL
1775 Scolopsis ghanam Arabian monocle bream Indian Ocean 30 TL
2013 Scolopsis igcarensis Igcar monocle bream Indian Ocean 14.8 SL
1824 Scolopsis lineata Striped monocle bream Eastern Indian Ocean and 25 TL
1830 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
1868 Scolopsis trilineata Three-lined monocle bream Western Pacific 25 TL
1792 Scolopsis vosmeri Whitecheek monocle bream Indo-West Pacific 25 TL
1872 Scolopsis xenochroa Oblique-barred monocle bream Indo-West Pacific 22 TL



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