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
 
fringe eyed flathead (cymbacephalus nematophthalmus): whole fish, side view

close-up of head, side view
23 cm, standard length
Terumbu Pempang Tengah
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Fringe-eyed Flathead
Cymbacephalus nematophthalmus (Günter)
Platycephalidae


6 to 9 skin tentacles above eye, bony ridges on head with spines. 7 to 8 dusky bars along back and sides, fins with variegated patterns. Coastal sandy areas and reefs, carnivorous, benthic, solitary. To 58 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