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Caesio caerulaurea
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(Lacepède 1801)

Pisang-pisang, Blue and gold fusilier, Caesio azuror, Fusilero azur, Scissor-tailed fusilier, Scissor tailed fusilier, Baraniti, Sasamuro, Sulig, Gowana, Kibiri, Vaber-vaber, Dalagang bukid, Sulid, Pla lerng prong mor, Sinao-an, Sorib, Fuzileiro azul, Pina

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Scientific Name:
Caesio caerulaurea
Family/Order/Class:
Caesionidae (Fusiliers)
subFamily Caesioninae /
Perciformes / Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Common Name:
Blue and gold fusilier
Distribution:
Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to Samoa; north to southern Japan and south New Caledonia. Absent in the Arabian (Persian) Gulf.
Climate:
tropical; 34°N - 23°S
Environment:
reef-associated; marine; depth range 5 - 50 m
Description:
Inhabits coastal areas, primarily around coral reefs. Found in schools in deep lagoons and along seaward reefs (Ref. 9710), mixing with other species of fusiliers (Ref. 48636). Juveniles used as tuna bait fish.
Reference: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2004. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, version (05/2004) and Carpenter, K.E.. 1987.

Caesio caerulaurea is a Blue and gold fusilier

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