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-lipped eeltail catfish (paraplotosus albilabris): whole fish, side view
8 cm, standard length
Changi

photo: Tan Heok Hui
White-lipped Eeltail Catfish
Paraplotosus albilabris (Valenciennes)
Plotosidae


Eel-like tail; second dorsal fin origin very close to first dorsal fin, above or before pelvic fin origin; black with whitish lips. Benthic carnivore in coastal areas, including reefs. To 35 cm. With venomous spines.
 
 
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