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
 
hollow cheeked stonefish (synanceja horrida): whole fish, top view
20 cm, total length
Labrador Beach
photo: Diana Chia
Hollow-cheek Stonefish
Synanceja horrida (Linnaeus)
Scorpaenidae


Mouth superior, small eyes on top of head, a deep depression below each eye, skin distinctly leathery and warty. Benthic, solitary carnivore on reefs. Due to cryptic coloration, can be difficult to spot among coral rocks. To 47 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