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
 
longspine scorpionfish (paracentropogon longispinis): whole fish, side view 6.9 cm, standard length
Punggol
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Longspine Scorpionfish
Paracentropogon longispinis (Cuvier)
Scorpaenidae


Body laterally compressed, dorsal fin membranes incised, origin of dorsal fin above eye, all dorsal and anal fin rays branched. Benthic carnivore inhabitating reefs, seagrass and sandy areas. To 10 cm. With venomous spines.
 
 
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