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Profile lexID: 3164 AphiaID: 219995 Scientific: Caesio caerulaurea German: Goldband-Füsilier English: Gold Band Fusilier Category: Cesionidi Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Caesionidae (Family) > Caesio (Genus) > caerulaurea (Species) Initial determination: Lacepède, 1801 Occurrence: , India , Djibouti , Jordan , Kiribati , Wallis and Futuna , Somalia , Brunei Darussalam , Réunion , Myanmar , Tuvalu , Hong Kong , Sudan , Cambodia , Moluccas , Northern Mariana Islands , Vietnam , Eritrea , Tansania , Yemen , Comores , Nauru , Israel , Saudi Arabia , The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands) , Mozambique Africa occidentale, Australia, Bangladesh, Borneo, Christmas Islands, Cina, Egitto, Fiji, Filippine, Giappone, Giava, Guam, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Isole Marshall, Isole Salomon, Kenia, Madagascar, Maldive, Malesia, Mar delle Andamane, Mar rosso, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nuova Caledonia, Pacifico occidentale, Palau, Papua Nuova Guinea, Samoa, Samoa americane, Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sudafrica, Sulawesi, Tailandia, Taiwan, Tonga, Vanuatu Sea depth: 1 - 50 Meter Size: bis zu 35cm Temperature: 23°C - 28°C Food: Avanotti, Krill, Mysis, Piccoli pesci, Plancton, Uova di aragosta, zooplancton Tank: ~ 10000 Liter Difficulty: Facile Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2010-05-09 18:26:22
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Caesio caerulaureus, also known as yellow stripe or gold band Fusilier, found widespread in the Indo-West Pacific. Like all Fusiliers they prefer the warm waters of the Indo-Pacific region, they are not found in subtropical waters and also not in the Atlantic Ocean or the Caribbean.
Caesio caerulaureus has a blue body with a clear gold, blue ribbon lined along the body. The caudal fin is deeply forked, and there is a black spot on the pectoral fin. Like all Fusiliers also the gold band Fusilier usually is found in large schools or groups in close proximity to a reef or cliff where they can hide quickly in case of danger. They have the possibility to vary their body color to a gray-brown so they are not to see against the background of a reef or rocks.
Caesio azuraureus Rüppell, 1830
Caesio caerulaureus Lacepède, 1801
Caesio cearulaurea Lacepède, 1801
Caesio coerulaureus Lacepède, 1801
Caesio maculatus Cuvier, 1830
Caesio nori Montrouzier, 1857
Smaris mauritianus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Caesionidae (Family) > Caesio (Genus) > Caesio caerulaurea (Species)
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