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
 
bigeye scad/selar (selar crumenophthalmus): whole fish, side view

close-up of head showing eye slit 15.5 cm, standard length
fishmarket
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Bigeye Scad or Selar
Selar crumenophthalmus (Bloch)
Carangidae


Eye very large with adipose eyelid covering eye except for vertical slit. Schooling planktivore in coastal areas over sandy areas and reefs. To about 35 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