The blotcheye soldierfish (Myripristis berndti) is a species of soldierfish belonging to the family Holocentridae.
Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-15; Anal spines: 4; Anal soft rays: 11 - 13. Lower jaw of adults prominently projecting when mouth is closed. Lower half to three-fourths of inner pectoral axil with small scales. Centers of scales silvery pink to pale yellowish, the edges red; black of opercular membrane extending below opercular spine; naked part of pectoral axil black; outer half of spinous dorsal fin yellow to orange-yellow, lower half of remaining fins red, the leading edges white, sometimes with a black submarginal streak.
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This species is taken in small-scale and subsistence fisheries in parts of its range throughout its range, however this is not seen to be a major threat to the species.