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
 
whitecheek monocle bream (scolopsis vosmeri): whole fish, side view
about 12 cm, standard length
Pulau Hantu
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Whitecheek Monocle Bream
Scolopsis vosmeri (Bloch)
Nemipteridae


Body relatively deep, spine below eye, reddish brown body with a broad white bar on head behind eye, often a white stripe on side of body.
Carnivore over sandy or muddy areas near reefs. To 16 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