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
 
pink eared emperor lentjan (lethrinus lentjan): whole fish, side view
12.1 cm, standard length
off Pulau Tekong
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Pink-eared Emperor or Lentjan
Lethrinus lentjan (Lacepède)
Lethrinidae


Snout long, rear margin of gill cover and pectoral fin base red in life. Carnivore over sandy areas and around reefs. To about 50 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