Scientific Name
Inimicus sinensis  
Inimicus sinensis中華鬼鮋
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Valenciennes, 1833) Depth 5 - 90M
Chinese 中華鬼鮋 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish No 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 中華鬼鮋 
Max Length 26 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鬼虎魚、貓魚、魚虎、虎魚、石狗公、石頭魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Conton, China 
Synonyms Pelor sinense, Pelor sinensis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2008)  Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055474. ASIZP0059597. ASIZP0059722. ASIZP0060759. ASIZP0067577. ASIZP0802339. ASIZP0912339. FRIP00571. NMMBP02449. NMMBP03334. NMMSTP00668. NMMSTP01552. NTUM04359. SIO80-205b. SIO80-230. SIO80-231.  
Common Name Spotted ghoul; Spotted stonefish; Chinese stinger 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XVII-XVIII spines and 5-8 soft rays; anal fin with II spines and 9-10 soft rays. Pectoral fin with dark brown, and with unclear band, Inside with 20-30 light spot.
habitats Inhabit reef-associated marine environment; depth range 5 - 90 m. Others is unclear. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Indian Ocean to Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia, the Arafura Sea and Western Australia. 
Utility Not commercial food species, edible.