Yellowfin Stingfish, Minous pictus Günther 1880


Other Names: Onestick Stingfish, Spotted Stingfish

A Yellowfin Stingfish, Minous coccineus. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial

Summary:
In Australia, this species has previously been referred to as Minous coccineus.

Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2018, Minous pictus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 24 Mar 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/4055

Yellowfin Stingfish, Minous pictus Günther 1880

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Distribution

Off northern and northwestern Australia, Northwest Shelf, Western Australia, to south of Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea. Elsewhere the species occurs south of New Guinea.

Remarks

Previously identified as Minous coccineus in Australia (Gloerfelt-Tarp & Kailola 1984; Sainsbury et al. 1985).

Author

Bray, D.J. 2018

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Yellowfin Stingfish, Minous pictus Günther 1880

References


Gloerfelt-Tarp, T. & Kailola, P.J. 1984. Trawled Fishes of Southern Indonesia and Northwest Australia. Jakarta : Dir. Gen. Fish. (Indonesia), German Tech. Coop., Aust. Dev. Ass. Bur. 406 pp. (as Minous coccineus)

Matsunuma, M. & Motomura, H. 2018. Three new species of the Indo-Pacific stingfish genus Minous (Synanceiidae: Minoinae) with redescriptions of M. trachycephalus (Bleeker 1855) and M. pictus G√ľnther 1880. Zootaxa 4455(2): 201-257.

Sainsbury, K.J., Kailola, P.J. & Leyland, G.G. 1984. Continental Shelf Fishes of Northern and North-Western Australia. Canberra : Fisheries Information Service 375 pp. figs & pls. (as Minous coccineus)

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CAAB Code:37287029

Danger:Venomous spines

Depth:16-146 m

Max Size:10 cm TL

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