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
 
javan ricefish, medaka (oryzia javanicus): whole fish, side view about 3 cm, total length
Singapore
photo: Yip Hoi Kee
Javan Ricefish or Medaka
Oryzias javanicus (Bleeker)
Adrianichthyidae


Belly deep, body translucent yellow and blue, anal fin base longer than that of dorsal fin, tail truncate. Schools in mangrove streams. To over 3.5 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