Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 16 - 94 m (Ref. 128010), usually 50 - ? m (Ref. 128010). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: off northern and northwestern Australia and south of New Guinea.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 128010)
(total): 10 - 11;
soft rays: 10 - 11;
Vertebrae: 26. This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following set of characters: D X-XI,12-13 (modally XI,12), total rays 22-23, with the first dorsal-fin spine much shorter than second dorsal-fin spine, their bases close together; A II,10-11 (II,10), total rays 12-13 (12); lateral-line tubes 17-21(19); the width between interorbital ridges 3.0-4.2% (mean 3.7%) of SL; pelvic-fin base length 15.2-19.3% (17.4%) of SL Colouration: body entirely pinkish, with oblique alternating dark and light stripes; pectoral fin's inner surface is largely yellow, with irregular dark interconnected blotches along rays, together with small dark spots (Ref. 128010).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Matsunuma, M. and H. Motomura, 2018. Three new species of the Indo-Pacific stingfish genus Minous (Synanceiidae: Minoinae) with redescriptions of M. trachycephalus (Bleeker 1855) and M. pictus Günther 1880. Zootaxa 4455(2):201-257. (Ref. 128010)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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