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
 
indian anchovy (stolenphorus indicus): whole fish, side view
14 cm, standard length
fishmarket

photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Indian Anchovy
Stolenphorus indicus (van Hasselt)
Engraulididae


Body slender with a silver stripe along side,
no predorsal spine, upper jaw to front border of pre-opercle. Schooling planktivore in coastal areas including estuaries. To over 15 cm. 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