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
 
yellow shrimp goby (cryptocentrus cinctus): whole fish, side view

close-up of head, side view
5.2 cm, standard length

aquarium specimen
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Yellow Shrimp Goby
Crytopcentrus cinctus (Herre)
Gobiidae


Pelvic fins fused, yellow with pale spots or whitish with brown bars on sides, pelvic fins united into a disc. Benthic on sandy areas of reefs, shares burrow with alpheid (pistol) shrimps. To 8 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