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
 
yellowstripe scad/kuning (selaroides leptolepis) : whole fish, side view

close-up of head showing eyes 12 cm, standard length
fishmarket
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Yellowstripe Scad or Kuning
Selaroides leptolepis (Cuvier)
Carangidae


Adipose eyelid covers rear half of eye, black spot on upper edge of gill cover, green above with broad yellow stripe on side. Schooling planktivore in coastal areas over mud and sand. To 20 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