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
 
toothpony (gaza minuta): whole fish, side view
7 cm, standard length
off Yishun
photo: Tan Heok Hui
Toothpony
Gazza minuta (Bloch)
Leiognathidae


Mouth projects forwards, jaws with fang-like teeth, breast without scales, front
part of back with scales. In coastal areas, feeds on small fishes, crustaceans and polychaetes. To 14 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