Spotted stinkfish

The Spotted stinkfish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 35 - 110 m environment.

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Why stinkfish? Well according to the book, the spotted stinkfish “is said to be capable of giving off a most offensive odour”. Then there are details regarding fishermen cooking and tasting a common stinkfish. It had a bitter taste and they spat it out again. More

Common names

Spotted stinkfish in English
stinkfish in English
野生斜棘 in Chinese (中文)
野生斜棘 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Callionymidae
Genus : Repomucenus
Species : Repomucenus calcaratus
Authority : Macleay, 1881