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
 
spotted seahorse (hippocampus kuda): whole fish, side view about 7 cm, total length
Changi
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Spotted Seahorse
Hippocampus kuda Bleeker
Syngnathidae


Tail prehensile, no pronounced spines on head and body, colour variable from yellow to brown to black, sometimes with black spots. Inhabits reefs and seagrass areas, feeds on zooplankton. To 30 cm. Popular aquarium fish.
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