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Paracaesio xanthura Yellowtail blue snapper, False Fusilier, Gold-backed Fusilier, Pedley's Fusilier, Southern Fusilier

Paracaesio xanthurais commonly referred to as Yellowtail blue snapper, False Fusilier, Gold-backed Fusilier, Pedley's Fusilier, Southern Fusilier. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7555 
AphiaID:
218502 
Scientific:
Paracaesio xanthura 
German:
Schnapper, Falscher Gelbschwanzfusilier 
English:
Yellowtail Blue Snapper, False Fusilier, Gold-backed Fusilier, Pedley's Fusilier, Southern Fusilier 
Category:
Snappers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Paracaesio (Genus) > xanthura (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1869 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Hong Kong, Eritrea, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Comores, Cook Islands, Corea, East Africa, Fiji, Guam, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Yemen 
Sea depth:
5 - 250 Meter 
Size:
up to 19.69" (50 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Invertebrates, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-06-30 23:31:23 

Info

(Bleeker, 1869)

A bright blue fusilier with a brilliant yellow band along the back below the dorsal fin, that continues onto the caudal peduncle and caudal fin.
The False Fusilier is commonly seen in large schools at in the Solitary Islands feeding on zooplankton in the water column.

Often seen schooling in the water column around offshore reefs and islands.
Source: Fishes of Australia

Synonyme:
Aetiasis cantharoides Barnard, 1937
Apsilus xanthurus (Bleeker, 1869)
Caesio xanthurus Bleeker, 1869
Paracaesio pedleyi Mcculloch & Waite, 1916
Paracaesio xanthurus (Bleeker, 1869)
Paraceasio xanthurus (Bleeker, 1869)
Vegetichthys tumidus Tanaka, 1917

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Apsilinae (Subfamily) > Paracaesio (Genus)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 30.06.2021.
  2. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 30.06.2021.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 30.06.2021.
  4. Reefcolors (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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