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
 
striped fang blenny (meiacanthus grammistes): whole fish, side view
6.9 cm, standard length

aquarium specimen
photo: Tan Heok Hui
Striped Fang-blenny
Meiacanthus grammistes (Valenciennes)
Blennidae


Lower jaw with a pair of long curved
fangs, yellow above and white below, 3 blackish stripes on head and side, black spots on rear part of body and on tail fin. Usually solitary on coral reefs. To 12 cm. Popular aquarium fish, with venomous spine.
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