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
 
brown stripe wrasse (halichoeres bicolor): whole fish, side view
7.2 cm, standard length

Changi
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Brown-stripe Wrasse
Halichoeres bicolor (Bloch & Schneider)
Labridae


Snout pointed, 2 dark brown stripes on
side: the first along top of head and base of dorsal fin, the second across middle of body from snout to caudal base ending in a white-ringed black spot; a black spot on middle of front half of dorsal fin. Coastal sandy and weedy areas. To 13 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