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
 
indian halibut (psettodes erumei): whole fish, top view
20 cm, standard length

fishmarket
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Indian Halibut
Psettodes erumei (Schneider)
Psettodidae


Eyes on either left or right side of body, mouth very large with fang-like teeth,
dorsal fin origin behind eyes, dark brown on eyed side. Coastal muddy and sandy areas, benthic, carnivorous. To 60 cm. Often used for human consumption.
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