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
 
freckled goatfish (upeneus tragula): whole fish, side view

close-up of head showing barbels 15.5 cm,
standard length

Terumbu
Pempang Tengah

photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Freckled Goatfish
Upeneus tragula Richardson
Mullidae


A pair of barbels under chin, dark stripes on both dorsal fins, a dark brown or red stripe along side from snout to tail base, tail fin with stripes. Schooling benthic carnivore in sandy areas and reefs. 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