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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Synanceiidae Stonefishes
Subfamily: Choridactylinae
Genus: Inimicus

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10 species (see list below)

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North-west Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Inimicus brachyrhynchus
[Singapore stinger]

Photo by Yin, Robert

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Inimicus caledonicus (Sauvage, 1878)

Photo by Yin, Robert
 
Inimicus caledonicus
[Chinese ghoul]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Inimicus cuvieri (Gray, 1835)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Inimicus cuvieri
[Longsnout stinger]

Photo by Petrinos, C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Inimicus didactylus (Pallas, 1769)

Photo by Petrinos, C.
 
Inimicus didactylus
[Bearded ghoul]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Inimicus filamentosus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Inimicus filamentosus
[Two-stick stingfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Inimicus gruzovi
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Inimicus japonicus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Inimicus japonicus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Inimicus joubini
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Inimicus sinensis (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Inimicus sinensis
[Spotted ghoul]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Inimicus smirnovi
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10 Species of Family Synanceiidae with Genus Inimicus
(Stonefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1874 Inimicus brachyrhynchus Singapore stinger North-west Pacific 22 TL
1878 Inimicus caledonicus Chinese ghoul Eastern Indian Ocean 25 TL
1835 Inimicus cuvieri Longsnout stinger Western Pacific 24 TL
1769 Inimicus didactylus Bearded ghoul Indo-West Pacific 25 TL
1829 Inimicus filamentosus Two-stick stingfish Western Indian Ocean 25 SL
1991 Inimicus gruzovi Western Central Pacific.
1829 Inimicus japonicus Indo-West Pacific 29 TL
1927 Inimicus joubini Northwest Pacific
1833 Inimicus sinensis Spotted ghoul Indo-West Pacific 26 TL
1990 Inimicus smirnovi Western Central Pacific.



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