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
 
blue-speckled pipefish (hippichthys cyanospilus): whole fish, side view

close-up of head, side view
9.2 cm, total length
Changi
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Blue-speckled Pipefish
Hippichthys cyanospilus (Bleeker)
Syngnathidae


Ridges on dorsal edges of trunk and tail not continuous, dorsal fin origin on trunk, lateral ridge on trunk deflects downwards near anal ring, broad pale bars and small blue spots on trunk and tail. Inhabits seagrass areas and estuaries. 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