Redbelly yellowtail fusilier

Characteristics

  • Occurs singly in Hong Kong, but reported to form schools elsewhere.
  • Feeds on zooplankton.

Description

  • Dorsally greenish blue and fading to yellowish, ventrally white.
  • Caudal fin and dorsal fin bright yellow.

Common Name: Redbelly yellowtail fusilier

Family Common Name: Fusiliers

Scientific Name: Caesio cuning___(Bloch, 1791)

Genus: Caesio

Maximum Length: 60 cm (Total Length)