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
 
goatee croaker (dendrophysa russelli): swhole fish, side view

close-up of head showing barbel 12.7 cm,
standard length

off Pulau Tekong
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Goatee Croaker
Dendrophysa russelli (Cuvier)
Sciaenidae


Single barbel under chin, a blackish oblique band on side behind head. Coastal areas including estuaries, feeds on benthic invertebrates. To 25 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