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
 
shadow goby (yongeichthys nebulosus): whole fish, side view
about 6 cm, total length

Labrador Beach
photo: Tan Bee Hong
Shadow Goby
Yongeichthys nebulosus (Forsskål)
Gobiidae


Three large dark brown blotches on side of body against a whitish background finely
mottled with brown on upper side. Benthic, inhabits sandy and muddy coastal areas in mangrove estuaries as well as reef flats. To 18 cm. Poisonous to eat.
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