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Devil stinger (Inimicus didactylus) Serena Pata, Lembeh&gt;<br />
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Devil stinger (Inimicus didactylus)

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Displaying its fins.

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''Inimicus didactylus'', also known as ''Demon Stinger'' or ''Devil Stinger'', is a member of the ''Inimicus'' genus of venomous fishes, closely related to the true stonefishes. It can reach a body length of 25 cm and is irregularly surfaced with spines and a knobby appearance. The fish has venomous spines to ward off enemies. The fish are nocturnal, and often dig themselves partially into the sandy seabed during the day. The body is red or sandy yellow and well camouflaged on sandy and coral seabeds.

Similar species: Mail-cheeked Fishes
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Nov 8, 2018. Captured May 24, 2018 06:16 in Unnamed Road, Tandurusa, Aertembaga, Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/5.0
  • 1/320s
  • ISO100
  • 11.01mm