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
 
yellowtail/vermiculated angelfish (chetodontoplus mesoleucus): whole fish, side view
about 12 cm, total length
unknown source
photo: REST
Yellowtail or
Vermiculated Angelfish

Chaetodontoplus mesoleucus (Bloch)
Pomacanthidae


Oval shape, large spine on gill cover, a black bar on head over eyes, rear portion of body blackish, tail yellow. Solitary or in pairs over reefs. To 18 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