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
 
squaretail mullet (ellochelon vaigiensis): whole fish, side view 12 cm, standard length
Pulau Ubin
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Squaretail Mullet
Ellochelon vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard)
Mugilidae


Tail truncate, adipose eyelid little-
developed, pectoral fins dusky, series of dusky stripes on sides. Omnivorous, solitary or in groups in coastal areas including reefs and estuaries. To 55 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