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
 
five lined cardinalfish (cheilodipterus quinquelineatus): whole fish, side view
about 9 cm, standard length
Singapore Straits
photo: REST
Five-lined Cardinalfish
Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus Cuvier
Apogonidae


Teeth fang-like, body whitish with 5 black stripes on side of head and body, a black spot within a yellow blotch at tail base. Predatory inhabitant of coral reefs. To 12 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