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
 
pink mud eel (macrotrema caligans): whole fish, side view

close-up of head, side view
4.5 cm, total length
Singapore River
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Pink Mud Eel
Macrotrema caligans (Cantor)
Synbranchidae


Eyes buried under skin, gill opening on throat, no pectoral fin, bright red in life. Inhabits mud in estuaries. To 20 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