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Inimicus sinensis  (Valenciennes, 1833)

Spotted ghoul
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Australia country information

Common names: Spotted stingerfish, Spotted stonefish
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Museum: BMNH 1984.1.1.64 (TGT (PJPW) 711). Found from North West Cape to Darwin (Ref. 5978). Range extends east to the Gulf of Carpentaria. Western Australia (Ref. 90102).
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Sainsbury, K.J., P.J. Kailola and G.G. Leyland, 1985
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Synanceiidae (Stonefishes) > Choridactylinae
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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 26.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 5 - 90 m (Ref. 9710)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: Indian Ocean to Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia, the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819) and Western Australia.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 17 - 18; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-9; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 11 - 13.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in inshore waters of the continental shelf (Ref. 75154). Inhabits sandy bottoms near reefs (Ref. 9710). Benthic (Ref. 75154). Anterolateral glandular grooves with venom gland (Ref. 57406). Also found in rubble and mud bottoms in 5-90 m (Ref 90102).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 57406)



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5010 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.1   ±0.7 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Moderate vulnerability (35 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown