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
 
snubnose dart (trachinotus blochii): whole fish, side view
16 cm, standard length
fishmarket
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Snubnose Dart
Trachinotus blochii (Lacepède)
Carangidae


Head profile rounded, very short dorsal spines, no scutes on caudal peduncle. Schools over sandy areas and reefs, feeds on benthic invertebrates. To 65 cm. Often used for human consumption, often reared in floating cages for market.
 
 
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