Native Animals
 

Scolopsis vosmeri

White-cheek Monocle Bream
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2019
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SSN 28478
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Taxonomy

  • Kingdom
  • Phylum
  • Class
  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Specific Epithet
    vosmeri (Bloch, 1792)
  • Common Name
  • Residential
    Native
The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

Scolopsis vosmeri is commonly known as Whitecheek Monocle Bream. It has a deep and compressed body. Each suborbital has a large backwardly-pointed spine, and there is an antrorse spine just below each eye. The external edge of the maxilla is smooth. The pelvic fin can reach to or beyond the anus when depressed, and it has forked caudal fin. The head and the body are paler ventrally. Also, there is a distinct, broad white vertical bar on the head. Normally, it is found in offshore or coastal waters with sandy or muddy bottom around coral reefs.

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2019 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1

Location

by State Location
  • Kedah 1
  • Pahang 2
Based on publications, specimens, and images

References

Book
  1. Ambak, M.A., Mansor, M.I., Zakaria, M.Z. & Mazlan, A.G. (2010). Fishes of Malaysia. Penerbit UMT, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia. pp. 334.
  2. Kimura, S., Satapoomin, U. & Matsuura, K. (2009). Fishes of Andaman Sea : West Coast of Southern Thailand. National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan. pp. 346.
  3. Matsunuma, M., Motomura, H., Matsuura, K., Shazili, N.A.M. & Ambak, M.A. (2011). Fishes of Terengganu: East Coast of Malay Peninsula, Malaysia. National Museum of Nature and Science, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu and Kagoshima Universiti Museum, Malaysia. pp. ix+251.
  4. Phang, S.M., Affendi, Y.A., Ooi, J.L.S. & Haji, A.J.M. (2008). Natural History of The Pulau Tioman Group of Islands. Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University of Malaya, Malaysia. pp. 292.
  5. Seah, Y.G., Mohd Sharol, A., Mazlan, A.G. & Mat Jaafar, T.N.A. (2021). Marine Fishes of Kuantan : Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Penerbit UMT. pp. 172.
  6. Tan, A.S.H., Zulfigar, Y., Yaman, A.R.G., Abd Muntalib, J., Chan, A.A. & Nilamani, N. (2019). H20 Songsong Jerai Expedition 2017 - Corridor of Life and Biodiversity : A Proposal for New Marine Park in Kedah. Marine Park and Resource Management Division, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture & Agro-based Industry, Putrajaya, Malaysia. pp. 108.
  7. Yean Pong, Lui, Phaik Ean, Chee & Yeap, T.S. (1994). Major Commercial Marine Fishes of Malaysia. Department of Fisheries Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 113.
  8. Yoshida, T., Nurulhuda, E.M., Musikasinthorn, P. & Matsuura, K. (2013). Fishes of Northern Gulf of Thailand, Volume 8. National Museum of Nature and Science,Tsukuba. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature,Kyoto. Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima., Japan. pp. 239.
  9. Yusri, A., Hamdan, J. & Abdul Rahman, A.M. (2010). Ikan Laut Malaysia: Glosari Nama Sahih Spesis Ikan . Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. pp. 290.
Checklist
  1. Check List of Marine Fishes of the Southeast Asian Region (1996)

Acknowledgements :- Mr. Ahmad Amir Firdaus Bin Mad Apandi, Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Mrs. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Ms. Mira Farzana Binti Mohamad Mokhtar, Mrs. Noratikah Binti Ab. Manaf, Ms. Norli Fauzani Mohd Abu Hassan Alshari, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nursyafiqa Madzlen, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Species Citation :- Scolopsis vosmeri. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/28478. [Retrieved 28 February 2024].

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