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
 
talang queenfish (scomberoides commersonianus): whole fish, side view
26 cm, standard length
fishmarket
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Talang Queenfish
Scomberoides commersonianus (Lacepède)
Carangidae


Upper jaw extends past eye, no scutes on caudal peduncle, silvery or yellowish with 5
to 8 dark blotches on side mostly above lateral line. Coastal areas including estuaries, carnivorous. To 1.2 m. Often used for human consumption, popular game fish.
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