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
 
anchor tuskfish (choerodon anchorago): whole fish, side view
16 cm, total length

fishmarket
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Anchor Tuskfish
Choerodon anchorago (Bloch)
Labridae


Lateral head profile convex, head with small orange specks, a cream diagonal bar behind pectoral fin, a large cream saddle on caudal peduncle behind dorsal fin. Occurs singly on reefs and seagrass areas. To 38 cm.
 
 
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