Bald-spot monocle bream
soft rays: 7. Head scales reaching forward to or just behind level of anterior margin of eye. A small naked area on temporal region behind eye. Lower limb of preopercle scaly. Antrorse (forward-directed) suborbital spine absent. Pelvic fins long, reaching to or beyond level of anus. Upper lobe of caudal fin a little longer then lower lobe. Lobes produced to form filamentous extensions in larger specimens. Color: Upper body bluish, white below. Sides are also bluish. Scales on body with yellow centers forming horizontal lines above lateral line and diagonal lines below. A pinkish-brown stripe from behind eye, arching on back beneath lateral line and terminating behind tip of pectoral fin. Four blue stripes on head.