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
 
chequered cardinalfish (apogon margaritaphorus): whole fish, side view
2.8 cm, standard length
Pulau Seringat
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Chequered Cardinalfish
Apogon margaritophorus Bleeker
Apogonidae


White and red stripes on sides, a broad white mid-lateral stripe broken at intervals to form a chequered pattern. Inhabits coral reefs and seagrass areas. To 5.5 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