Scolopsis bilineatais commonly referred to as Bridled Monacle Bream, Bridled Spine-cheek, Double Lined Coral Bream, Monocle Bream, Two-lined Monocle Bream, Two-lined Monocle Bream, Two Lined Monode Bream, Two-line Monocle-bream, Twoline Spinecheek, Yellow-finned Spine-cheek. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 3000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Indo-West Pacific: Maldives and the Laccadive Islands to Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island. Recently reported from Tonga.
Common on coral reefs. Adults occur on most reef habitats, usually in pairs, and juveniles inshore or in lagoons or rubble zones.
Occurs singly or in small aggregations.
Feeds on small fishes and benthic invertebrates.
A protogynous hermaphrodite.