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Family: Caesionidae Fusiliers



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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Caesio caerulaurea Lacepède, 1801

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caesio caerulaurea
[Blue and gold fusilier]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Caesio cuning (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Caesio cuning
[Redbelly yellowtail fusilier]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Caesio lunaris Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caesio lunaris
[Lunar fusilier]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Caesio striata Rüppell, 1830

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Caesio striata
[Striated fusilier]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Caesio suevica Klunzinger, 1884

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caesio suevica
[Suez fusilier]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Caesio teres Seale, 1906

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caesio teres
[Yellow and blueback fusilier]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Caesio varilineata Carpenter, 1987

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Caesio varilineata
[Variable-lined fusilier]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Caesio xanthalytos Holleman, Connell & Carpenter, 2013

Photo by Photo by King, D.R.
 
Caesio xanthalytos
[Goldsash fusilier]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Caesio xanthonota Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caesio xanthonota
[Yellowback fusilier]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Dipterygonotus balteatus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dipterygonotus balteatus
[Mottled fusilier]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Gymnocaesio gymnoptera (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Gymnocaesio gymnoptera
[Slender fusilier]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Pterocaesio capricornis Smith & Smith, 1963

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pterocaesio capricornis
[Capricorn fusilier]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Pterocaesio chrysozona (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pterocaesio chrysozona
[Goldband fusilier]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pterocaesio digramma (Bleeker, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Pterocaesio digramma
[Double-lined fusilier]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL
Pterocaesio flavifasciata Allen & Erdmann, 2006

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pterocaesio flavifasciata
[Yellowstripe fusilier]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Pterocaesio lativittata Carpenter, 1987

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pterocaesio lativittata
[Wide-band fusilier]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Pterocaesio marri Schultz, 1953

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pterocaesio marri
[Marr's fusilier]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Pterocaesio monikae Allen & Erdmann, 2008

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pterocaesio monikae
[Cenderawasih fusilier]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Pterocaesio pisang (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Pterocaesio pisang
[Banana fusilier]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Pterocaesio randalli Carpenter, 1987

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pterocaesio randalli
[Randall's fusilier]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Pterocaesio tessellata Carpenter, 1987

Photo by Photo by Carpenter, K.E.
 
Pterocaesio tessellata
[One-stripe fusilier]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pterocaesio tile (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pterocaesio tile
[Dark-banded fusilier]



Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pterocaesio trilineata Carpenter, 1987

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pterocaesio trilineata
[Three-stripe fusilier]



23 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Caesio caerulaurea Blue and gold fusilier Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1801
Caesio cuning Redbelly yellowtail fusilier Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1791
Caesio lunaris Lunar fusilier Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1830
Caesio striata Striated fusilier Western Indian Ocean 25 TL 1830
Caesio suevica Suez fusilier Indian Ocean 35 TL 1884
Caesio teres Yellow and blueback fusilier Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1906
Caesio varilineata Variable-lined fusilier Indian Ocean 40 TL 1987
Caesio xanthalytos Goldsash fusilier Western Indian Ocean 22 SL 2013
Caesio xanthonota Yellowback fusilier Indian Ocean 40 TL 1853
Dipterygonotus balteatus Mottled fusilier Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1830
Gymnocaesio gymnoptera Slender fusilier Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1856
Pterocaesio capricornis Capricorn fusilier Western Indian Ocean 21 TL 1963
Pterocaesio chrysozona Goldband fusilier Indo-West Pacific 21 TL 1830
Pterocaesio digramma Double-lined fusilier Western Pacific 30 TL 1864
Pterocaesio flavifasciata Yellowstripe fusilier Eastern Indian Ocean 20.4 SL 2006
Pterocaesio lativittata Wide-band fusilier Indian Ocean 23 TL 1987
Pterocaesio marri Marr's fusilier Indo-Pacific 35 TL 1953
Pterocaesio monikae Cenderawasih fusilier Western Pacific 9.8 SL 2008
Pterocaesio pisang Banana fusilier Indo-West Pacific 21 TL 1853
Pterocaesio randalli Randall's fusilier Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1987
Pterocaesio tessellata One-stripe fusilier Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1987
Pterocaesio tile Dark-banded fusilier Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1830
Pterocaesio trilineata Three-stripe fusilier Indo-Pacific. 20 TL 1987



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