Species: Caesio caerulaurea
English Name: Blue and Gold Fusilier, Scissor Tailed Fusilier
Chinese Name: 褐梅鲷
Fusilier with a golden band from above the eye that runs straight along the bluish upper and white to pale bluish lower body.They inhabit primarily around coral reefs and are found in schools in deep lagoons and along seaward reefs. Used for commmercial and occasionally as a bait for tuna.
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- Kuiter, R.H. and T. Tonozuka. (2001). Pictorial guide to Indonesian reef fishes. Part 2. Fusiliers – Dragonets, Caesionidae – Callionymidae. Zoonetics, Australia. 304-622 p.