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
 
indian snapper (lutjanus madras): whole fish, side view
11 cm, standard length
Changi
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Indian Snapper
Lutjanus madras (Valenciennes)
Lutjanidae


Scales on back in oblique rows above lateral line, back brownish, sides whitish
with a series of yellow horizontal lines. Carnivore of coastal areas over reefs. To about 30 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