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
 
trumpeter perch (pelates quadrilineatus): whole fish, side view
9 cm, standard length
fishmarket
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Trumpeter Perch
Pelates quadrilineatus (Bloch)
Terapontidae


Opercular spine not extending beyond edge of gill cover, tail fin unmarked, about 6 dark brown longitudinal stripes over head and sides, dark blotch above gill cover. Coastal areas including estuaries, carnivorous, in groups. To 30 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