Fish Watch
Yellowfin Fusilier (Caesio Xanthonota)
Yellowfin FusilierThe body of the yellowfin fusilier is oval, elongated and compressed. Its snout is short and mouth small, lined with small teeth. The dorsal fin is long. The caudal fin is profoundly incised with pointed lobes. The upper portion of the body and the caudal fin are yellow in colour. The lower half is light blue in colour. Its eyes are red. The base of the pectoral fins is black, the edges of the caudal, analy are pinkish. The fish live in schools along the exposed side of the reef. They grow to a length of 30 centimetres.

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