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
 
elongate ilisha shad (ilisha elongata): whole fish, side view
11.7 cm, standard length
Malaysia: Perak coast

photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Elongate Ilisha Shad
Ilisha elongata (Bennett)
Pristigasteridae


Anal fin long with 43 to 53 rays, anal origin
a little behind dorsal fin base, body silvery. Schooling planktivore in coastal areas. To over 40 cm. Often used in 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