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
 
waigeu sea perch (psammoperca waigiensis): whole fish, side view
15.5 cm, standard length
fishmarket
photo: Kelvin K P Tan
Waigeu Sea Perch
Psammoperca waigiensis
(Cuvier)
Centropomidae


Mouth relatively smaller, upper jaw reaching to below eye; lower edge of preopercle smooth; body greenish brown
with dark stripes. Schooling piscivore over sandy areas and reefs. To 35 cm. Often used for human consumption.
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