Redbelly yellowtail fusilier

Caesio cuning
  • Class:
    Ray-finned fishes (Lat. Actinopterygii)
  • Order:
    Perch-likes (Lat. Perciformes)
  • Family:
    Fusiliers (Lat. Caesionidae)
  • Maximum size:
    60 cm TL
  • Habitat:
    Reef-associated; non-migration; marine; depth range 1–60 m.
  • Climate:
    Tropical; 30˚N–20˚S
  • Distribution:
    Indo-West Pacific: Sri Lanka to Vanuatu; southern Japan to northern Australia.
  • Biology:
    Inhabits coastal areas, usually over rocky and coral reefs. Forms schools in midwater and feeds on zooplankton.