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
 
moonfish (mene maculata): whole fish, side view
10 cm, standard length
off Yishun
photo: Tan Heok Hui
Moonfish
Mene maculata (Bloch & Schneider)
Menidae


Body deep and laterally-compressed, belly profile strongly convex, anal fin very long and low, pelvic fins long, dark spots above and below lateral line. Coastal muddy areas. To 24 cm.
 
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