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
 
silver sand whiting, pasir (sillago sihama): whole fish, side view
about 12 cm, total length
Pulau Seletar
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Silver Sand Whiting or Pasir
Sillago sihama (Forsskål)
Sillaginidae


Body silvery without distinct dark markings. Carnivorous bottom-dweller on sandy areas and estuaries. To 31 cm. Often used for human consumption.
 
 
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