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Pterocaesio marri Bananafish, Big-tail Fusilier, Black-tipped Fusilier, Marr's Fusilier, Twinstripe Fusilier, Bigtail Fusilier

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lexID:
4054 
AphiaID:
213661 
Scientific:
Pterocaesio marri 
German:
Marrs Füsilier 
English:
Bananafish, Big-tail Fusilier, Black-tipped Fusilier, Marr's Fusilier, Twinstripe Fusilier, Bigtail Fusilier 
Category:
Fusiliers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Caesionidae (Family) > Pterocaesio (Genus) > marri (Species) 
Initial determination:
Schultz, 1953 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, American Samoa, Australia, Bali, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Christmas Islands, Comores, Coral sea, East Africa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Kenya, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Madagascar, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Maumere, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Nauru, New Caledonia, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Singapore, Socotra Arch, Somalia, South-Africa, Sumatra, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Togean Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Vietnam, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 13.78" (35 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis, Plankton 
Tank:
659.94 gal (~ 3000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-28 18:29:20 

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Marr's fusilier

Ranges widely around coral reefs and appears to prefer clear waters of oceanic islands or reefs far from large land masses. Feeds on zooplankton in midwater aggregations.

Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Caesionidae (Fusiliers) > Caesioninae

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