Overview

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Biology

Inhabits fast flowing rocky streams (Ref. 84801). It is restricted to riffle areas where it feeds by scraping algae from rocks. It is a small species and generally plain grey in life (Ref. 34011)
  • Kottelat, M., A.J. Whitten, S.N. Kartikasari and S. Wirjoatmodjo 1993 Freshwater fishes of Western Indonesia and Sulawesi. Periplus Editions, Hong Kong. 221 p. (Ref. 7050)
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Distribution

Asia: northern Borneo.
  • Kottelat, M., A.J. Whitten, S.N. Kartikasari and S. Wirjoatmodjo 1993 Freshwater fishes of Western Indonesia and Sulawesi. Periplus Editions, Hong Kong. 221 p. (Ref. 7050)
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Segma River basin, eastern Sabah, Malaysia.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 41 mm SL
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Max. size

4.5 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 34011))
  • Martin-Smith, K.M. and H.H. Tan 1998 Diversity of freshwater fishes from eastern Sabah: annotated checklist for Danum valley and a consideration of inter- and intra-catchment variability. Raffles Bull. Zool. 46(2):573-604. (Ref. 34011)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Trophic Strategy

It is restricted to riffle areas where it feeds by scraping algae from rock.
  • Kottelat, M., A.J. Whitten, S.N. Kartikasari and S. Wirjoatmodjo 1993 Freshwater fishes of Western Indonesia and Sulawesi. Periplus Editions, Hong Kong. 221 p. (Ref. 7050)
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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Wikipedia

Gastromyzon danumensis

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

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