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Gastromyzon ocellatus  Tan & Ng, 2004

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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Balitoridae (River loaches)
Etymology: Gastromyzon: Greek, gaster = stomach + Greek, myzo = to suckle (Ref. 45335);  ocellatus: Specific name from the Latin ocellus, meaning eye, in allusion to the eye-like patterns on the lateral of the body.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; acqua dolce demersale.   Tropical, preferred ?

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Asia: southern Sarawak, Malaysia.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 55025)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 8-9; Raggi anali molli: 5; Vertebre: 30 - 31. Distinguished from its congeners in having the following unique combination of characters: body dark brown, dorsum with 7-8 cream bars, side with bars complete or interrupted to form an ocellus pattern, head dorsum dark brown with cream spots and blotches; caudal fin red when live; lack of secondary rostrum; lack of a postoral pouch; gill slit angular, subopercular groove present and continuous to pectoral fin origin; a rounded snout when viewed dorsally; presence of sublacrimal groove; abdomen without scales; 56-61 scales on lateral line; pelvic fin not overlapping anal fin origin, adpressed dorsal fin not overlapping anal fin origin (Ref. 55025).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabits fast flowing rocky streams (Ref. 84801). Syntopic with Gastromyzon ctenocephalus (Ref. 55025).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

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Tan, H.H. and P.K.L. Ng, 2004. Two new species of freshwater fish (Teleostei: Balitoridae, Osphronemidae) from southern Sarawak. p. 267-284. In H.S. Yong, F.S.P. Ng and E.E.L. Yen (eds.) Sarawak Bau Limestone Biodiversity. The Sarawak Museum Journal 59(80) (New Series); Special Issue No. 6. (Ref. 55025)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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