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
 
longtail tripodfish (tripodichthys blochii): whole fish, side view
6.9 cm, standard length

Changi
photo: Tan Heok Hui
Longtail Tripodfish
Tripodichthys blochii (Bleeker)
Triacanthidae


Tip of pelvis pointed, snout relatively long, spiny dorsal fin with pale membranes. Coastal areas including estuaries, feeds on bethic invertebrates. To 15 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