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
 
yellowtail scad (atule mate): whole fish, side view

close-up of head showing eye slit 18.5 cm, standard length
fishmarket
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Yellowtail Scad
Atule mate (Cuvier)
Carangidae


Adipose eyelid covers eye except for vertical slit; last dorsal and anal fin rays somewhat separated. Open water schooling planktivore in coastal areas. To 30 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