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
 
monogrammed monocle bream (scolopsis monogramma): whole fish, side view
about 12 cm, total length
Singapore Straits
photo: REST
Monogrammed
Monocle Bream

Scolopsis monogramma
(Kuhl & van Hasselt)
Nemipteridae


Forked tail fin, three blue stripes on snout,
a brown stripe across side which is broadest in middle. Carnivore, solitary or in small groups over sandy areas near reefs. To 26 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