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
 
estuarine catfish (mystus gulio): whole fish, side view

close-up of head, side view
14 cm, total length
Sungei Pandan

photo: Tan Heok Hui
Estuarine Catfish or Baung
Mystus gulio (Hamilton)
Bagridae


Nasal barbels present; forked tail fin, barbels very long, reaching beyond anal fin; grey above with a white stripe, white below. Schooling, benthic, in estuaries. To 45 cm.
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