Goldband Fusilier (Pterocaesio chrysozona)

Also known as Black-tipped Fusilier, Goldenband Fusilier, Yellowband Fusilier, Yellowstripe Fusilier.

Description

Also known as Black-tipped Fusilier, Goldenband Fusilier, Yellowband Fusilier, Yellowstripe Fusilier.

Found in schools midwater feeding over coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on zooplankton.
Varies in colour from blue to red with night and day.
Length - 21cm
Depth - 2-35m
Widespread Indo-West 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. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/932

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