Enneapterygius miyakensisis commonly referred to as Izu Islands triplefin. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Enneapterygius miyakensis is a demersal, tidal species found along rocky coasts.
Enneapterygius miyakensis is only known from the Izu Islands in Japan and has a range of only about 12 km².
The habitat of this endemic pointedhead triplefin is entirely within a marine protected area.
We would like to thank Daishi Naruse, Japan, for the great first photo of this species.