field guide to the freshwater fishes of singapore
Contents

Index of fishes
General parts of a fish
Kelvin K P Lim and Peter K L Ng
  CATFISHES

Most of the well known catfishes are characterised by the presence of long barbels or "whiskers". These are used mainly for sensory purposes. Many also lack any trace of scales, their bodies being smooth. Next to the cypriniform fishes, catfishes are the most diverse group.

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Silurichthys
Clarias (Walking catfishes)
Glyptothorax
Parakysis
Hypostomus
Mystus

Introduction
Freshwater habitats
Fishes in Singapore
Conservation
Amazing Fishy Facts
About the guidebook
 
From A Guide to Common Freshwater Fishes of Singapore by Kelvin K P Lim and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre