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
 
false scorpionfish (centrogenys vaigiensis): whole fish, side view
8.2 cm, standard length
Pulau Seringat
photo: Kelvin K P Tan
False Scorpionfish
Centrogenys vaigiensis
(Quoy & Gaimard)
Serranidae


Head without spines, body with reddish-brown patches. Resembles members of the family Scorpaenidae (which have spiny heads) in both appearance and habits. Benthic carnivore on reefs and sandy areas. To 15 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