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
 
humpbacked mangrove cardinalfish (apogon hyalosoma): whole fish, side view
5.2 cm, standard length
Sungei Buloh
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Humpbacked Mangrove Cardinalfish
Apogon hyalosoma Bleeker
Apogonidae


Adults with concave dorsal head profile, a black band on the front margin of first
dorsal fin, a black blotch at caudal base. Predatory shoaling inhabitant of estuarine areas, especially mangroves. To 20 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