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Inimicus filamentosus  (Cuvier, 1829)

Two-stick stingfish
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Synanceiidae (Stonefishes) > Choridactylinae
Etymology: Inimicus: Latin, inimicus = enemy (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range ? - 55 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3503); common length : 20.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3503)

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Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea and East Africa to Maldives. Reported from the Philippines (Ref. 5515).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits sand and rubble bottoms of coral reefs (Ref. 9710). Uncommon in markets.

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Poss, S.G. and K.V. Rama Rao, 1984. Scorpaenidae. In W. Fischer and G. Bianchi (eds.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Indian Ocean (Fishing Area 51). Vol. 4. FAO, Rome. pag. var. (Ref. 3503)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 4690)




Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial
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