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
 
sulphur goatfish (upeneus sulphureus): whole fish, side view

close-up of head showing barbels 10.1 cm,
standard length

fishmarket
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Sulphur Goatfish
Upeneus sulphureus Curvier
Mullidae


A pair of barbels under chin, dark stripes on both dorsal fins, two yellow stripes on sides, tail fin unmarked. Schooling benthic carnivore in coastal muddy or sandy areas. To 23 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