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
 
ovate sole (solea ovata): whole fish, top view
7.3 cm, standard length

Sungei Seletar
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Ovate Sole
Solea ovata Richardson
Soleidae


Body oval-shaped, caudal fin separate from dorsal and anal fins, eyes on right side of body, pectoral fin dark. Inhabits muddy coastal areas including estuaries. To 9 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