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
 
javanese fatnose goby (pseudogobius javanicus): whole fish, side view
about 4 cm, total length

Sungei Buloh
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Javanese Fatnose Goby
Pseudogobius javanicus (Bleeker)
Gobiidae


Snout bulbous, body greyish and densely mottled in dark brown with a black bar
under first dorsal fin, first dorsal fin with black blotch on rear portion, second dorsal fin and tail fin spotted. 2 black spots at caudal base. Benthic, inhabits mangrove creeks, pools and canals. To over 4.5 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