Lined Monocle Bream (species: Scolopsis lineata) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Scolopsis lineata
Lined Monocle Bream

©Andy Lewis

©Anne Hoggett: Part of a school of Lined Monocle Bream at North Direction Island

©Marianne Dwyer: Scolopsis lineata among mangrove roots at Mangrove Beach, Lizard Island, parasitised by isopod Anilocra nemipteri
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Nemipteridae
Genus Scolopsis
Species Scolopsis lineata



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 23 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Caley, M.J. (1995). Reef fish community structure and dynamics: in interaction between local and larger-scale processes? Marine Ecology Progress Series, 129: 19-29. LIRS catalog number 448.
  • Richardson, L.E., N.A.J. Graham, M.S. Pratchett, J.G. Eurich and A.S. Hoey (2018). Mass coral bleaching causes biotic homogeniszation of reef fish assemblages. Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.14119. LIRS catalog number 2200.