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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Caesionidae Fusiliers
Subfamily: Caesioninae
Genus: Caesio

(See list of species below)



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9 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]
9 Species of Family Caesionidae with Genus Caesio
(Fusiliers)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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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



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