Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Caesionidae > Caesio > Caesio cuning

Caesio cuning (Yellow-tail fusilier; Yellowtail fusilier; Yellowtail; Robust fusilier; Redbelly yellowtail fusilier; Red-bellied fusilier; Giant fusilier; Fusilier; Deep-bodied fusilier; Red-belly fusilier)

Synonyms: Caesio cunning; Caesio erythrochilurus; Caesio erythrogaster; Cichla cuning; Sparus cuning
Language: Agutaynen; Bikol; Carolinian; Cebuano; Chavacano; Creole, English; Danish; Davawenyo; French; Gela; German; Hiligaynon; Ilokano; Japanese; Javanese; Kagayanen; Kuyunon; Makassarese; Malay; Mandarin Chinese; Other; Pangasinan; Sinhalese; Spanish; Surigaonon; Tagalog; Tagbanwa Calamian; Tamil; Thai; Vietnamese; Visayan; Waray-waray

Wikipedia Abstract

Caesio cuning, commonly known as the redbelly yellowtail fusilier, is a fish native to the Indian and Western Pacific Oceans.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia


Prey / Diet

Calocalanus pavoninus (calanoid copepod)[1]
Lucicutia ovalis (calanoid copepod)[1]
Subeucalanus monachus[1]
Tegastes falcatus (copepod)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Hemitaurichthys zoster (Pyramid butterflyfish)4
Spratelloides robustus (Blue sardine)4


Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Burger's Zoo
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Territory Wildlife Park (Berry Springs


Andaman Island; Andaman Sea; Australia; Bangladesh; Bay of Bengal; Brunei Darussalam; Calamianes Islands; Cambodia; Carigara Bay; China; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; Great Barrier Reef; Gulf of Thailand; Hong Kong; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-West Pacific: Sri Lanka to Vanuatu; southern Japan to northern Australia.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Japan; Kimbe Bay; Lagonoy Gulf; Leyte Gulf; Lingayen Gulf; Macau; Malaysia; Maldives; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Myanmar; New Caledonia; North Australian Shelf; Northeast Australian Shelf; Northwest Australian Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Ormoc Bay; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Panay Gulf; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Ragay Gulf; Ryukyu Islands; San Miguel Bay; Singapore; Sogod Bay; Solomon Islands; South China Sea; Sri Lanka; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Taiwan; Tayabas Bay; Thailand; Tubbataha Reefs; Ulugan Bay; Vanuatu; Viet Nam; Yellow Sea;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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