Caesio xanthonota Bleeker, 1853, a new record of fusilier (Perciformes: Caesionidae) from Odisha coast, India


  • Estuarine Biology Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Gopalpur-on-Sea, Ganjam - 761 002, Odisha
  • Environmental Science Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack - 753003, Odisha
  • Estuarine Biology Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Gopalpur-on-Sea, Ganjam - 761 002, Odisha



Caesioninae, First Report, India, Paradip Coast, Yellowback Fusilier


The present study reports the yellowback fusilier Caesio xanthonota Bleeker, 1853 (Perciformes: Caesionidae) for the first time from the Odisha coast on the basis of a single specimen collected from the Paradip fish landing centre, Jagatsinghpur, Odisha, India. The details of morphometric measurements and meristic characters are discussed in this paper.


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Ranjan Mohanty, S., Patnaik, L., & Mohapatra, A. (2021). <i>Caesio xanthonota</i> Bleeker, 1853, a new record of fusilier (Perciformes: Caesionidae) from Odisha coast, India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 121(2), 311–313.



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