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
 
milk spotted puffer (chelonodon patoca): whole fish, side view
about 8 cm, total length

Changi
photo: Tan Bee Hong
Milk-spotted Puffer
Chelonodon patoca (Hamilton)
Tetraodontidae


Grey or brown back with white spots, a yellow stripe along lower side. Coastal areas including estuaries, sometimes in schools. To 33 cm. Poisonous to eat.
 
 
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