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
 
whitespot, tinhead (aplocheilus panchax): whole fish, side view

close-up of head, side view
about 4 cm, total length
Senoko
photo: Yip Hoi Kee
Whitespot or Tinhead
Aplocheilus panchax (Hamilton)
Aplocheilidae


Body slender, tail rounded, body grey above, a shiny white spot on top of head, a black spot on the dorsal fin. Inhabits mangrove streams, surface dwelling in small groups. To over 6 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