Inimicus japonicus (Cuvier, 1829)
Inimicus japonicus
photo by Shao, K.T.

Family:  Synanceiidae (Stonefishes), subfamily: Choridactylinae
Max. size:  29 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 480.0 g
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 10 - 200 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Japan and East China Sea.
Biology:  Food fish (Ref. 559). Commercially cultured in Japan. Used in Chinese medicine (Ref. 12166).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  venomous
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 12.09.92
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13

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