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Gastromyzon spectabilis  Tan, 2006

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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);  spectabilis: From the Latin spectabilis, meaning notable, showy. This is in reference to its distinctive coloration and body pattern in life.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; acqua dolce demersale.   Tropical, preferred ?

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

Asia: Segama River basin in Sabah, Malaysia.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.9 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 57871)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 7-9; Raggi anali molli: 4 - 5; Vertebre: 30 - 32. Can be distinguished from its congeners by possessing the following unique combination of characters: body brown and head dorsum brown when preserved; body greenish-grey with black spots and reticulate pattern, head greenish-grey with black spots when alive; all fins greenish-grey when alive; absence of secondary rostrum; absence of a postoral pouch; gill slit angular, subopercular groove present and continuous to pectoral fin origin; a rounded snout when viewed dorsally; presence of sublacrymal groove; abdomen without scales; lateral line with 72-75 scales; pelvic fin just touching anal fin origin, adpressed dorsal fin not overlapping level of anal fin origin (Ref. 57871).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabits fast flowing rocky streams (Ref. 84801).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Tan, H.H., 2006. The Borneo suckers. Revision of the torrent loaches of Borneo (Balitoridae): Gastromyzon, Neogastromyzon). Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia : Natural History Publications (Borneo) in association with Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research. vii, 245 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm. (Ref. 57871)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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