Pterocaesio digramma

Species: Pterocaesio digramma

English Name: Double-lined Fusilier

Chinese Name: 双带鳞鳍梅鲷

Family: Caesionidae


The body of a Double-Lined Fusilier is blue to greenish dorsally, white ventrally with two thin yellow to orange lines and black tips on caudal fin. Can grow up to a length of 30 cm. Lives mainly around coral reefs and feeds on zooplankton. Used for commercial purpose

© 1997 Randall, John E.

© 1997 Randall, John E.

© 2010 Richard Ling

© 2010 Richard Ling




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– Carpenter, K.E., 1987. Revision of the Indo-Pacific fish family Caesionidae (Lutjanoidea), with descriptions of five new species. Indo-Pac. Fish. (15):56 p.