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
 
diamond tuskfish (halichoeres dussumieri): whole fish, side view
8.5 cm, standard length

Pulau Hantu
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Diamond Tuskfish
Halichoeres dussumieri (Valenciennes)
Labridae


Snout pointed, 4 to 5 broad, dark brown bars on side, a dark spot on middle of front half of dorsal fin, another spot at pectoral fin base. Coastal sandy and weedy areas and on reefs. To 16 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