Sagor Catfish

 

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Sagor Catfish (Hexanematichthys sagor)
Yishun Dam, 26th October 2013

These photographs of a Sagor Catfish were shared by ‘Nikita Hengbok’.

Tentative identifications:

  1. Barramundi (Lates calcarifer)
  2. Goatee Croaker (Dendrophysa russelli)
  3. Bearded Worm Goby (Taenioides cirratus)
  4. Barramundi
  5. Green Chromide (Etroplus suratensis), Toadfish (F. Batrachoididae, Wrasse (F. Labridae)
  6. Decorated Ponyfish (Nuchequula gerreoides)
  7. Green Chromide, Toadfish, Striped Eeltail Catfish (Plotosus lineatus)

Reporting from Seletar Dam facing Johor side. Unusually strong pungent smell from the sea got my curiosity as I was riding past this stretch.

Along the shores was a zone of 2 metres with dead horseshoe crabs (F. Limulidae), Mangrove Whipray (Himantura walga), Flower Crab (Portunus pelagicus), Grouper (Epinephelus sp.), Sand Whiting (Sillago sp.), Green Chromide (Etroplus suratensis), Spotted Scat (Scatophagus argus), Barramundi (Lates calcarifer), Toadfish (F. Batrachoididae), shrimps and huge colonies of marine bristleworms (Polychaeta).

Source: Benjamin Li Facebook

(This is Part 3 of a 3-part photo set)

Tentative identifications:

  1. Telkara Glass Perchlet (Ambassis vachellii), Peanut Worm (Sipuncula)
  2. Mangrove Whipray (Himantura walga), Grouper (Epinephelus sp.)
  3. Grouper
  4. Mangrove Whipray
  5. Mangrove Whipray
  6. Green Chromide (Etroplus suratensis)
  7. Green Chromide
  8. Sole (F. Soleidae)
  9. Spotted Scat (Scatophagus argus)
  10. Green Chromide

Reporting from Seletar Dam facing Johor side. Unusually strong pungent smell from the sea got my curiosity as I was riding past this stretch.

Along the shores was a zone of 2 metres with dead horseshoe crabs (F. Limulidae), Mangrove Whiprays (Himantura walga), Flower Crab (Portunus pelagicus), Grouper (Epinephelus sp.), Sand Whiting (Sillago sp.), Green Chromide (Etroplus suratensis), Spotted Scat (Scatophagus argus), Barramundi (Lates calcarifer), Toadfish (F. Batrachoididae), shrimps and huge colonies of marine bristleworms (Polychaeta).

Source: Benjamin Li Facebook

(This is Part 2 of a 3-part photo set)

Tentative identifications:

  1. Grouper (Epinephelus sp.)
  2. Oriental Sole (Brachirus orientalis)
  3. Mangrove Horseshoe Crab (Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda)
  4. Various bristleworms (Polychaeta)
  5. Various bristleworms
  6. Various bristleworms
  7. Crabs and shrimps
  8. Toadfish (F. Batrachoididae)
  9. Mangrove Whipray (Himantura walga)
  10. Green Chromide (Etroplus suratensis)

Reporting from Seletar Dam facing Johor side. Unusually strong pungent smell from the sea got my curiosity as I was riding past this stretch.

Along the shores was a zone of 2 metres with dead horseshoe crabs (F. Limulidae), Mangrove Whiprays (Himantura walga), Flower Crab (Portunus pelagicus), Grouper (Epinephelus sp.), Sand Whiting (Sillago sp.), Green Chromide (Etroplus suratensis), Spotted Scat (Scatophagus argus), Barramundi (Lates calcarifer), Toadfish (F. Batrachoididae), shrimps and huge colonies of marine bristleworms (Polychaeta).

Source: Benjamin Li Facebook

(This is Part 1 of a 3-part photo set)