numpy.ma.min

numpy.ma.min(obj, axis=None, out=None, fill_value=None, keepdims=<no value>)
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Return the minimum along a given axis.
Parameters: 

axis : {None, int}, optional 
Axis along which to operate. By default, axis is None and the flattened input is used. 
out : array_like, optional 
Alternative output array in which to place the result. Must be of the same shape and buffer length as the expected output. 
fill_value : {var}, optional 
Value used to fill in the masked values. If None, use the output of minimum_fill_value . 
Returns: 

amin : array_like 
New array holding the result. If out was specified, out is returned. 
See also

minimum_fill_value
 Returns the minimum filling value for a given datatype.