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
 
diagram of smooth cornetfish (fistularia, commersonii): whole fish, side view

close-up of head, side view
drawing: Kelvin K P Lim
Smooth Cornetfish
Fistularia commersonii Rüppell
Fistulariidae


Greenish-brown with two blue stripes
or rows of blue spots on back, lacks bony plates on back in front of dorsal fin. Feeds on small invertebrates and fish, over coastal sandy areas and reefs. To 1.5 m.
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