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
 
telkara glass perchlet (ambassis vachellii): whole fish, side view
4 cm, standard length
Pulau Ubin
photo: Kelvin K P Tan
Telkara Glass Perchlet
Ambassis vachellii
Richardson
Chandidae


Body more slender, 4 to 5 spines over top margin of eye, lateral line interrupted, 6 to 13 small serrations on hind margin of preopercle. In schools along coastal areas, including estuaries and reefs. To 7 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