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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report
|CAAB Code:||37 347008|
|Scolopsis meridiana Nakamura, Russell, Moore & Motomura, 2018|
|CAAB category:||37 - Pisces Fishes||
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Expected distribution shown as red or purple polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) updated 2008-11-19.
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|Family:||37 347 Nemipteridae (Threadfin Breams) - show full list|
|Standard Name:||Redspot Monocle Bream|
|Common Names List:||Redspot Monocle Bream|
red spot monocle bream
|Standard (Commercial) Name(s):||Threadfin Bream|
|Organism Type:||a threadfin bream|
Scolopsis taeniopterus [one of these names was used in most references prior to Oct 2018 when Scolopsis meridiana was described as a new species]|
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Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)|
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
|Taxon Notes:||Previously referred to as Scolopsis taenioptera, which is now known to be restricted to Southeast Asia. Scolopsis meridiana is currently known from northern Australia (Exmouth Gulf, WA to North Palm Island, Qld) and West Papua, Indonesia (Hung et al. 2017; Nakamura et al 2018). Collection data indicate capture depths of 18–86 m.|