Green-striped coral bream
soft rays: 7. Scales on top of head not reaching to level of eyes. Snout, suborbital, interorbital, and temporal parts of head naked. Posterior margin of suborbital denticulate, a small spine in upper corner. 5 or 6 transverse rows of cheek scales. Preopercle serrate, opercle scaly. Lower limb of preopercle naked. Upper margin of opercle with a small, flat, rounded spine. Pectoral fins short, not reaching to level of anus. Pelvic fins long, reaching to level of anus. Color: Dark olive on top of head, back paler, ventral surface white. 2 blue stripes on snout, the first joining eyes through nostrils, the second across front of snout. 2 narrow blue lines below eye crossing suborbital.