Gastromyzon ingeri Tan, 2006
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 Family:  Balitoridae (River loaches)
 Max. size:  5.42 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Asia: Marotai, Tawau, Kinabutan, Balung and Mentri rivers draining into Wallace Bay in Sabah, Malaysia.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-9; Anal soft rays: 5-5; Vertebrae: 30-32. Can be distinguished from its congeners by possessing the following unique combination of characters: a plain brown body, head plain brown; presence of distinct protruding secondary rostrum; absence of a postoral pouch; presence of shallow subopercular groove; gill slit vertical; presence of sublacrymal groove; a rounded snout when viewed dorsally; abdomen without scales; lateral line with 55-59 scales; pelvic fin just touching anal fin origin, adpressed dorsal fin not overlapping level of anal fin origin (Ref. 57871).
 Biology:  Inhabits fast flowing rocky streams (Ref. 84801).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 06.02.07
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12

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