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Scolopsis margaritifera Barned-face Spine-cheek, Blue and Yellow Monocle Bream , Margarite's Spinecheek, Pearly Monocle Bream, Pearly Spinecheek, Rainbow Bream


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lexID:
4345 
AphiaID:
276787 
Scientific:
Scolopsis margaritifera 
German:
Scheinschnapper 
English:
Barned-face Spine-cheek, Blue And Yellow Monocle Bream , Margarite's Spinecheek, Pearly Monocle Bream, Pearly Spinecheek, Rainbow Bream 
Category:
Whiptail breams 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Nemipteridae (Family) > Scolopsis (Genus) > margaritifera (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1830 
Occurrence:
Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Bali, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Corea, Flores, Great Barrier Reef, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Komodo (Komodo Island), Lembeh Strait, Lombok, Malaysia, Micronesia, Myanmar, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Paracel-Islands, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Singapore, Solomon Islands, South China Sea, Spratly Islands, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, the Nicobar Islands, The Ryukyu Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
2 - 25 Meter 
Size:
5.91" - 11.02" (15cm - 28cm) 
Temperature:
78.8 °F - 84.2 °F (26°C - 29°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Clam meat, Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Krill, Mysis, Shrimps, Snails 
Tank:
549.95 gal (~ 2500L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-01-29 22:06:03 

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Pearly monocle bream

Found on sand bottoms close to reefs. Feed on crustaceans, polychaete worms, mollusks and small fishes

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