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
 
black-spot tuskfish (choerodon schoenleinii): whole fish, side view
9.4 cm, standard length

Pulau Seringat
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Black-spot Tuskfish
Choerodon schoenleinii (Valenciennes)
Labridae


Lateral head profile convex, black spot at middle of dorsal fin base. Occurs singly on sandy and weedy areas. To 90 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