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
 
speckled tongue-sole (cynoglossus puncticeps): whole fish, top view
about 8 cm, total length
(fish in upside-down position)

Changi
photo: Tan Bee Hong
Speckled Tongue-Sole
Cynoglossus puncticeps (Richardson)
Cynoglossidae


Caudal fin joined to dorsal and anal fins, no pectoral fins, eyes on left side of body, lips
without fringes, dark-brown blotches on eyed side. Benthic carnivore in muddy areas. To 18 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