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Index of flora
Index of fauna
Kingdom Animale | Phylum Chordata | Subphylum Vertebrata
  Photo by Tan Bee HongMarbled Grouper
Epinephalus tauvina
Family Serranidae

This common market fish is extensively cultivated in many local fish farms. Young fish are common in shallow waters along most muddy and sandy shores. Large specimens easily reach a metre in length. This fish is interesting because smaller specimens are almost always males, and as they grow larger, they undergo a sex change to females! Groupers are carnivores.
Shore environment
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre