Genus Scolopsis

A genus of monocle breams with about 20 species characterised by having : a distinct posteriorly-directed suborbital spine, a naked suborbital area, the posterior margin of the preopercle coarsely denticulate or serrate, and jaws without canine teeth.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2019

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Bray, D.J. 2019, Scolopsis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Jun 2024,


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