FAO species catalogue. Vol.8. Fusilier fishes of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of Caesionid species known to date

FAO SPECIES CATALOGUE

Vol.8. Fusilier fishes of the world

An annotated and illustrated catalogue
of Caesionid species known to date


prepared by
Kent E. Carpenter
Mariculture and Fisheries Department
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
P.O. Box 1638
Salmiya 22017
Kuwait


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

Rome, 1988

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ABSTRACT

This is the eighth in the FAO series of worldwide annotated and illustrated catalogues of major groups of organisms that enter marine fisheries. The present volume includes 20 caesionid species belonging to 4 genera. It provides comprehensive, illustrated keys and a glossary of technical terms and measurements. Individual accounts of species include drawings, scientific and vernacular names, information on habitat, biology and fisheries, and a distribution map. Lists of nominal species in the family and of valid species by major marine fishing areas follow the species accounts. The work is fully indexed and there is ample reference to pertinent literature.


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FAO Fisheries Synopsis No.125, Volume 8pdf

PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT
CONTENTS

INTRODUCTIONpdf

Plan of the Systematic Catalogue
General Remarks on Fusiliers
Illustrated Glossary of Technical Terms and Measurements

SYSTEMATIC CATALOGUEpdf

General Aids to Identification
Diagnostic features of the family Caesionidae
Notes on the identification of fusiliers
Laboratory key to species
Meristic frequency distribution tables

Field key to species and colour plates
Information by Species
Caesio
Caesio caerulaurea
Caesio cuning
Caesio lunaris
Caesio striata
Caesio suevica
Caesio teres
Caesio varilineata
Caesio xanthonota
Dipterygonotus
Dipterygonotus balteatus
Gymnocaesio
Gymnocaesio gymnoptera
Pterocaesio
Pterocaesio capricornis
Pterocaesio chrysozona
Pterocaesio digramma
Pterocaesio lativittata
Pterocaesio marri

Pterocaesio pisang
Pterocaesio randalli
Pterocaesio tessellata
Pterocaesio tile
Pterocaesio trilineata

LIST OF NOMINAL SPECIES OF CAESIONIDAEpdf

LIST OF SPECIES BY MAJOR MARINE FISHING AREASpdf

BIBLIOGRAPHYpdf

INDEX OF SCIENTIFIC AND VERNACULAR NAMESpdf