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
 
four striped cardinalfish (apogon quadrifasciatus): whole fish, side view
about 6 cm, standard length
Pulau Seletar
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Four-striped Cardinalfish
Apogon quadrifasciatus Cuvier
Apogonidae


First dorsal fin with 7 spines, a reddish mid-lateral stripe on sides and two narrower stripes above that. Predatory, inhabits sandy coastal areas. To 10 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