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
 
diagram of estuarine dartfish (parioglossus palustris): whole fish, side view
diagram: Kelvin K P Lim
Estuarine Dartfish
Parioglossus palustris (Herre)
Microdesmidae
Mouth superior, eyes large and positioned on sides of head, body slender, a large black spot on lower half of caudal base. Inhabits estuaries, hovering in schools above the substrate among rocks or mangrove pools. To 2.8 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