Double-lined Fusilier (Pterocaesio digramma)

Also known as Blacktip Fusilier, Black-tipped Fusilier, Dark-banded Fusilier, Doubleline Fusilier, Doublestripe Fusilier, Twostripe Fusilier, Yellow-striped Fusilier

Description

Also known as Blacktip Fusilier, Black-tipped Fusilier, Dark-banded Fusilier, Doubleline Fusilier, Doublestripe Fusilier, Twostripe Fusilier, Yellow-striped Fusilier.

Found in schools over coastal coral reefs.
They feed midwater on zooplankton.
Varies in colour from blue to red with night and day.
Length - 30cm
Depth - 0-50m
Widespread Western Pacific

Fusiliers are close relatives of snappers, but are much smaller and more slender.
Schools of fusiliers often have other species mixed in.
Although their colour is predominately yellow/blue, at night and when resting their colours change to red/green. (edit) Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Pterocaesio-digramma

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