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Scaevius milii
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(Bory de Saint-Vincent 1823)

Green-striped coral bream, Jurgen

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Scientific Name:
Scaevius milii
Family/Order/Class:
Nemipteridae (Threadfin breams, Whiptail breams)
subFamily /
Perciformes / Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Common Name:
Green-striped coral bream
Distribution:
Western Pacific: northwestern Australia from Gulf of Carpentaria to Abrolhos Islands. Also known from Papua New Guinea (Ref. 6192). This species has been commonly referred to as Scaevius nicanor Whitley, but Scaevius milii is the older name.
Climate:
tropical; 11S - 29S
Environment:
reef-associated; marine; depth range - 20 m
Description:
Abundant on shallow inshore reefs and adjacent sand or mud bottoms. Feeds on small fishes and benthic invertebrates. Unimportant as a food fish. No major fishery exists.
Reference: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2004. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, version (05/2004) and Russell, B.C.. 1990.

Scaevius milii is a Green-striped coral bream

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