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
 
indo-pacific tenpounder (elops machanata): whole fish, side view
about 12 cm, standard length
aquarium specimen

photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Indo-Pacific Tenpounder
Elops machnata (Forsskål)
Elopidae


Body slender, silvery; mouth large. Predatory, in small groups in coastal areas, especially in estuaries. To over 1 m. Popular game fish.
 
 
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