Yellow-tipped threadfin bream
soft rays: 7. Lower edge of eye touching or above a line drawn from the tip of snout to the upper base of the pectoral fin. Suborbital shallow, with a slightly emarginate lower edge. Dorsal fin origin about 2-6 scale rows from an imaginary line projected upwards from the posterior edge of the suborbital to dorsal profile. Relatively high soft dorsal fin, with the posterior rays the longest among the Nemipterus species. Upper lobe of caudal fin pointed and bright sulphur-yellow. Axillary scale present. Color: Pinkish head and body with mauve reflections, becoming pearly white on the ventral side.