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
 
three spined toadfish (batrachomoeus trispinosus): whole fish, side view

close-up of head, side view
8.9 cm, standard length
Changi
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Three-spined Toadfish
Batrachomoeus trispinosus (Günther)
Batrachoididae


Pit present behind upper edge of pectoral fin base, gill slit along entire pectoral fin base, distinct greyish-brown bars on side and well-contrasted markings on top of head. Coastal areas including reefs and estuaries, benthic carnivore. To 30 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