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Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrate > fishes
Photo index of fishes on Singapore shores
Typical fish-shaped
small < 5cm
Typical fish-shaped
medium < 5cm
Typical fish-shaped
large > 5cm
Globular fishes
round fishes, fishes that look like stones, e.g., frogfish, toadfish, stonefish, puffers, stargazer
Flattened fishes
Flat like pancakes
stingrays
Flattened fishes
Flat like pancakes
others e.g., flatfish, flatheads
Disk-shaped fishes
Flattened sideways
e.g., butterflyfishes, filefish, scats, tripodfishes, angelfishes, moonies, batfishes
Long fishes
eel-, snake-like
e.g., eels, eeltail catfishes, catfishes
Long fishes
stick-like
e.g., pipefishes, halfbeaks
Others
mudskippers
odd-shaped fishes: e.g., seahorses
fishes living with other animals:
e.g., anemonefish, shrimp gobies, coral gobies.

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typical fish-shape

  small < 5cm
medium 5-10cm
large > 5cm

globular
round, ball-like

flattened fishes
flattened downwards
  sting rays
others

disk-shaped
flattened sideways


long
  eel-, worm-like
stick-like

others

  mudskippers
odd shaped
living w others
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