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
 
broad-barred acropora goby (gobiodon histrio):  whole fish, side view
3.3 cm, standard length

aquarium specimen
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Broad-barred
Acropora Goby

Gobiodon histrio (Valenciennes)
Gobiidae


Lateral head profile rounded, body laterally compressed, eye small, lime green with a
series of purplish stripes on side and 4 to 5 purplish bars on head. Inhabits coral reef with branching (e.g., Acropora) corals. To 3.5 cm. Popular aquarium fish.
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