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
 
redbelly yellowtail fusilier (caesio cuning): whole fish, side view
21 cm, standard length
Terumbu Selegi
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Redbelly Yellowtail Fusilier
Caesio cuning (Bloch)
Caesionidae


Body deep; rear part of back, upper caudal peduncle and tail fin yellow, rest of body greyish blue in life, underside turns
pink when freshly dead, no black markings on tailfin. Schooling planktivore over 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