Neon Fusilier (species: Pterocaesio tile) in ALA: LIRS and surrounds using records to Oct. 2021 (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Pterocaesio tile
Neon Fusilier


©Anne Hoggett: Pterocaesio tile in the current-swept channel at south end of No Name Reef near Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Pterocaesio tile in the current-swept channel at south end of No Name Reef near Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Pterocaesio tile in normal colouration at Yonge Reef near Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Caesionidae
Genus Pterocaesio
Species Pterocaesio tile

Colours

                   

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Up to 25 cm (length according to Allen et al (2003).)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Other references

  • Reader, S.E. and J.M. Leis (1996). Larval development in the lutjanid subfamily Caesioninae (Pisces): the genera Caesio, Dipterygonotus and Pterocaesio, Bulletin of Marine Science, 59: 310-369. LIRS catalog number 483.
  • Stewart, B.D. (1998). Interactions between piscivorous coral reef fishes and their prey, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Australia. LIRS catalog number 593.