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
 
belanger's croaker (johnius belangerii): whole fish, side view
about 17 cm, total length
off Pulau Tekong
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Belanger's Croaker
Johnius belangerii (Cuvier)
Sciaenidae


No barbel under chin, spinous dorsal fin black, back dark grey, sides silvery. Coastal areas including estuaries, feeds on benthic invertebrates. To 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