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
 
six-barred angelfish (pomacanthus sexstriatus): whole fish, side view
8.6 cm, standard length
aquarium specimen
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Six-barred Angelfish
Pomacanthus sexstriatus (Cuvier)
Pomacanthidae


White bar on head behind eye, 4 to 5 dark bars on sides of body, many blue spots over body and fins; juveniles bluish-black with many white vertical bars. Over reefs, singly or in pairs. To 45 cm. Popular aquarium fish.
 
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