2 photos - 1 species


There are 12 species.

Their body is smooth and without spines or skin appendages.

They grow between 7.5 and 15 cm long, depending on the species.


Minous pictus

Painted stinger

Maximum length: 10 cm

Depth: 5 - 160 m

The base of their pectoral fin and the cheeks are red.

They are found in coastal waters with mud or fine sand bottoms.

The lower, free pectoral fin ray is used as a walking aid.

Predominantly a nocturnal hunter, it often burrows during the day.

Photos 1 - 2 Johnny: Lembeh Strait North Sulawesi.