Caesionidae

Fricke, Ronald, Allen, Gerald R., Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Hamel, Mélanie A., Laboute, Pierre, Mana, Ralph, Hui, Tan He, 2014, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of Madang District, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 820 new records, Zootaxa 3832 (1), pp. 1-247: 88-90

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Caesionidae
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Caesionidae 

Caesio caerulaurea Lacepède  [ex Commerson  ], 1801 —Scissortail fusilier.—Fusilier à bande dorée STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on specimens observed at St. CTR 0 1, CTR 14, CTR 16, CTR 19, CTR 20, CTR 26, CTR 28, CTR 31, CTR 32, PR 79. AMS and CASAbout CAS material ( AMS I. 16746 -010, I. 19713 -028; CASAbout CAS 63662View Materials, 65615).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Red Sea, East Africa and western Mascarenes east to Marshall, Tuamotu and Marquesas islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia, New Caledonia and Tonga. Found in schools along seaward coral reefs, 0– 50 m. Marine.

Caesio cuning (Bloch, 1791)  —Yellowtail fusilier

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Carpenter (1987: 17); previously reported as Caesio erythrogaster  by Kailola (1975: 128). WAMAbout WAM material. Specimens observed at St. CTR 0 1, CTR 0 3, CTR 13, CTR 16, CTR 16 B, CTR 20, CTR 21, CTR 22, CTR 24, CTR 25, CTR 28, CTR 30, CTR 31, CTR 32, and photographed by P. Laboute and Tan H. H. at St. PR 0 8 on (8 Nov. 2012), PR 25 (13 Nov. 2012) and PR 43 (16 Nov. 2012); a specimen collected by W.-J. Chen at Madang Market. AMS, NTUM, USNMAbout USNM and WAMAbout WAM material. DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Sri Lanka east to Philippines and Vanuatu, north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Living in schools off coastal reefs, often in areas with limited visibility, 0– 60 m. Marine.

Caesio lunaris Ehrenberg & Cuvier  in Cuvier  & Valenciennes, 1830 —Lunar fusilier

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Carpenter (1987: 18). BMNH material. Specimens observed and photographed at St. CTR 0 4, CTR 0 8, CTR 16; a specimen collected by W.-J. Chen at Madang Market. NTUM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Marshall Islands and Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to off northwestern Australia and New Caledonia. Forming large aggregations at the outer edge of seaward reefs or around patch reefs, 0– 50 m. Marine.

Caesio teres Seale, 1906  —Yellow and blueback fusilier

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on specimens observed and photographed at St. CTR 0 4, CTR 0 7, CTR 0 9, CTR 14, CTR 16, CTR 18, CTR 20, CTR 25, CTR 27, CTR 28.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. East Africa and western Mascarenes east to Kiribati (Line Islands), Samoa and Tonga, north to Ogasawara Islands, south to off northwestern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in schools in lagoons and deep channels of coral and rocky reefs, 2– 50 m. Marine.

Dipterygonotus balteatus  (Valenciennes in Cuvier  & Valenciennes, 1830) —Mottled fusilier

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on AMS material ( AMS I. 19694 -015, I. 19694 -016).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Somalia and Gulf of Aden east to Philippines and Solomon Islands, north to Taiwan, south to northern Australia. In dense aggregations in coastal, lagoon and seaward reefs, 1– 20 m. Marine.

Gymnocaesio gymnoptera (Bleeker, 1856)  —Slender fusilier

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Carpenter (1987: 52); a specimen collected by W.-J. Chen in Madang Bay. AMS, NTUM and USNMAbout USNM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to New Guinea and Fiji, north to Philippines, south to Loyalty Islands. Found in schools along seaward coral reefs, 0– 150 m. Marine.

Pterocaesio chrysozona  ( Cuvier  [ex Kuhl & Hasselt] in Cuvier  & Valenciennes, 1830) —Goldband fusilier STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Carpenter (1987: 34). Specimens observed and photographed at St. CTR 0 7, CTR 12, CTR 16, CTR 18, CTR 28. BMNH material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Red Sea and East Africa east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to Yaeyama Islands, south to northern Australia and Loyalty Islands. Found in schools off coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 0– 50 m. Marine.

Pterocaesio digramma (Bleeker, 1864)  —Double-lined fusilier

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on specimens observed and photographed at St. CTR 0 5, CTR 0 7, CTR 10, CTR 13, CTR 14, CTR 30, CTR 33.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Eastern Sumatra ( Indonesia) east to Philippines and Vanuatu, north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to northern Australia, Lord Howe and Norfolk islands. Schooling off coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 0– 50 m. Marine.

Pterocaesio lativittata Carpenter, 1987  —Wide-band fusilier

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on specimens observed and photographed at St. CTR 0 7, CTR 16, CTR 28.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Maldives and Chagos Archipelago east to Line Islands ( Kiribati). Schooling off coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 0– 50 m. Marine.

Pterocaesio marri Schultz  in Schultz, Herald, Lachner, Welander & Woods, 1953 —Marr's fusilier STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Kailola (1987 b: 300). Specimens observed and photographed at St. CTR 16 B, CTR 25, CTR 28.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. East Africa and western Mascarenes east to Marshall and Marquesas islands, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to southern Indonesia and New Caledonia. Schooling near coral and rocky reefs, 0– 50 m. Marine.

Pterocaesio pisang (Bleeker, 1853)  —Banana fusilier

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Carpenter (1987: 35). Specimens observed at St. CTR 0 3, CTR 26, CTR 32; a specimen collected by W.-J. Chen in Madang Bay, another photographed by P. Laboute, St. PR 105. AMS, BMNH, BPBMAbout BPBM and NTUM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. East Africa east to Philippines and Fiji, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northwestern Australia and New Caledonia. Schooling near coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 1– 100 m. Marine.

Pterocaesio randalli Carpenter, 1987  —Randall's fusilier

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on specimens observed at St. CTR 24. DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Andaman Sea east to Philippines. Schooling near coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 1– 30 m. Marine.

Pterocaesio tessellata Carpenter, 1987  —One-stripe fusilier

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Carpenter (1987: 50); photographed by A. Berberian. AMS and USNMAbout USNM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Maldives and Sri Lanka east to Caroline Islands and Vanuatu, north to Philippines, south to New Caledonia. Schooling near coastal and seaward coral reefs, 0– 30 m. Marine.

Pterocaesio tile  ( Cuvier  in Cuvier  & Valenciennes, 1830) —Bluestreak fusilier

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on specimens observed and photographed at St. CTR 0 7, CTR 10, CTR 12, CTR 13, CTR 14, CTR 16, CTR 20, CTR 22, CTR 24, PR 227. ANSPAbout ANSP material ( ANSPAbout ANSP 148226).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Line Islands ( Kiribati) and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to northern Australia, New Caledonia and Tonga. Schooling near coral or rocky reefs, 0– 60 m. Marine.

Pterocaesio trilineata Carpenter, 1987  —Three-stripe fusilier

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on specimens photographed at St. CTR 16 B. DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Eastern Indonesia east to Marshall Islands and Fiji, north to Philippines, south to Queensland ( Australia) and Norfolk Island. Schooling near coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 0– 50 m. Marine.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

WAM

Western Australian Museum

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

BPBM

Bishop Museum

ANSP

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Perciformes

Family

Caesionidae

Loc

Caesionidae

Fricke, Ronald, Allen, Gerald R., Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Hamel, Mélanie A., Laboute, Pierre, Mana, Ralph, Hui, Tan He 2014

2014
Loc

Pterocaesio lativittata

Carpenter 1987

1987
Loc

Pterocaesio randalli

Carpenter 1987

1987
Loc

Pterocaesio tessellata

Carpenter 1987

1987
Loc

Pterocaesio trilineata

Carpenter 1987

1987