Overview

Comprehensive Description

Gastromyzon ctenocephalus group ZBK

Diagnosis.-This species group is defined by body with evenly distributed cream spots; an angular gill slit; presence of a subopercular groove, which is continuous to the pectoral fin origin; absence of a secondary rostrum; absence of a postoral pouch; absence of scales on abdomen; and small adult size (maximum 40 mm SL).

  • H. H. Tan, C. U. M. Leh (2006): Three new species of Gastromyzon (Teleostei: Balitoridae) from southern Sarawak. Zootaxa 1126, 1-19: 3-3, URL:http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:62372BE2-2974-42CF-B88F-0D3CD2B66F6C
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Distribution

Asia: western Borneo.
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Borneo.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 45 mm SL
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Max. size

4.5 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050))
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Diagnostic Description

Dorsum of body with fine cream spots; pectoral fin rays 27-29; caudal peduncle length 7.2-9.7% SL; anal fin base length 7.2-9.3% SL; and snout length 60.9-69.0% HL (Ref. 55025).
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

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Wikipedia

Gastromyzon ctenocephalus

Gastromyzon ctenocephalus is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Gastromyzon.

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