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Family: Caesionidae Fusiliers



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23 species (see list below)

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Photo by Patzner, R.

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

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Caesio caerulaurea
[Blue and gold fusilier]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Field, R.

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

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

Photo by Tomeno, V.

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

Photo by Tomeno, V.
 
Caesio suevica
[Suez fusilier]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Field, R.

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

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

Photo by King, D.R.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Pterocaesio capricornis
[Capricorn fusilier]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Cook, D.C.

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Adams, M.J.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Carpenter, K.E.

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

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

Photo by Cook, D.C.

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

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Pterocaesio tile
[Dark-banded fusilier]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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



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