Threestripe Fusilier, Pterocaesio trilineata Carpenter 1987


Other Names: Striped Fusilier, Three-lined Fusilier, Three-stripe Fusilier, Three-striped Fusilier

Threestripe Fusiliers, Pterocaesio trilineata, at Kadavu, Fiji. Source: Paddy Ryan / http://www.ryanphotographic.com/. License: All rights reserved

Summary:
A slender brownish fusilier with three narrow pale blue stripes on the upper side, a silvery white underside, and dark caudal-fin tips.

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Bray, D.J. 2019, Pterocaesio trilineata in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Jan 2020, http://136.154.202.208/home/species/1235

Threestripe Fusilier, Pterocaesio trilineata Carpenter 1987

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Distribution

Scott Reef, Western Australia, and Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea, and the northern Great Barrier Reef , Queensland; also Norfolk Island in the Tasman Sea. Elsewhere the species occurs in the tropical, west-central Pacific.
Forms school on coastal, lagoon and seaward reefs, feeding on zooplankton in the water column.

Species Citation

Pterocaesio trilineata Carpenter 1987, Indo-Pacific Fishes 15: 43, pl. 4, fig. D, pl. 7, fig. 1. Type locality: Fiji Islands. 

Author

Bray, D.J. 2019

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Threestripe Fusilier, Pterocaesio trilineata Carpenter 1987

References


Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia. Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. 

Allen, G.R. & Erdmann, M.V. 2012. Reef fishes of the East Indies. Perth : Tropical Reef Research 3 vols, 1260 pp.

Carpenter, K.E. 1987. Revision of the Indo-Pacific fish family Caesionidae (Lutjanoidea), with descriptions of five new species. Indo-Pacific Fishes 15: 1-56 figs 1-10 pls 1-7 

Carpenter, K.E. 1988. FAO Species Catalogue. Fusilier fishes of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of caesionid species known to date. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125, Vol. 8. Rome : FAO 75 pp. 

Carpenter, K.E. 2001. Caesionidae. pp. 2919-2941 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 5 2791-3379 pp. 

Carpenter, K.E., Lawrence, A. & Myers, R. 2016. Pterocaesio trilineata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T20253212A65927678. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T20253212A65927678.en. Downloaded on 04 February 2019.

Francis, M. 1993. Checklist of the coastal fishes of Lord Howe, Norfolk, and Kermadec Islands, southwest Pacific Ocean. Pacific Science 47(2): 136-170 figs 1-2 

Hutchins, J.B. 2001. Biodiversity of shallow reef fish assemblages in Western Australia using a rapid censusing technique. Records of the Western Australian Museum 20: 247-270 

Kuiter, R.H. 1992. Tropical Reef-Fishes of the Western Pacific, Indonesia and Adjacent Waters. Jakarta : PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama 314 pp. pls.

 Kuiter, R.H. 1996. Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia. A comprehensive reference for divers and fishermen. Sydney, NSW, Australia : New Holland Publishers xvii, 434 pp. 

Randall, J.E. 2005. Reef and shore fishes of the South Pacific. New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands. Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press 707 pp.

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. 

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37346051

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:1-30 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:20 cm TL

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