A Field Guide to Common Marine Fishes of Singapore
Contents

Fish index (by name)
Fish families (by picture)
Glossary
Parts of a fish
Kelvin K P Lim and Jeffrey K Y Low
 
white spotted guitarfish (rhynchobatus djiddensis): whole fish, top view

close-up of half of head, top view
59 cm, standard length
fishmarket

photo: Kelvin K P Lim
White-spotted Guitarfish
Rhynchobatus djiddensis (Forsskål)
Rhinidae


Head triangular, black spot above pectoral fin base, white spots on anterior part of body. Solitary or in groups on sandy areas. To about 3 m. Pending the publication of a taxonomic revision, the present scientific name also covers several closely-related species. Often used for human consumption.
 
Introduction
Coastal Marine Habitats
Fishy Trivia
Dangerous Fishes
Fishes and Man
About the guidebook
 
From A Guide to Common Marine Fishes of Singapore by Kelvin K P Lim and Jeffrey K Y Low
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

©Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre