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Gastromyzon viriosus  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);  viriosus: The specific name is from the Latin viriosus, meanng robust and strong, in allusion to the thick-set body.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; acqua dolce demersale.   Tropical, preferred ?

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

Asia: Tatau River basin in Sarawak, Malaysia.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.4 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 57871)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 9; Raggi anali molli: 6; Vertebre: 30 - 32. Can be distinguished from its congeners by possessing the following unique combination of characters: body dark brown with 8-10 cream bars, side with bars complete; head dorsum dark brown with thin cream reticulate pattern; 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 63-67 scales; pelvic fin not overlapping 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

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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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