Pterocaesio trilineata, Northern WA, Australia. Photo: Andrew Green
Pterocaesio trilineata, Coffs Harbour, NSW. Photo: Ian Shaw
Pterocaesio trilineata, With P tile. North WA, Australia. Photo: Andrew Green
Slender silvery body with three dark green-brown stripes along upper body, and small dark tail tips. Often schools with other fusiliers.
Max Size: 20 cm
Habitat: Coral Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (11% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Many (64 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland