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
 
slender seamoth (pegasus volitans): whole fish, side view

close-up of head, top view
about 5 cm, total length
Sentosa
photo: Tan Bee Hong
Slender Seamoth
Pegasus volitans Linnaeus
Pegasidae


Head flattened with long snout; body slender and tapering, encased in plate-like armour; pectoral fins fan-like. Benthic, occurs singly or in pairs, generally on sandy coastal areas. To 16 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