Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is endemic to northern Borneo.
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Asia: northern Borneo.
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Borneo.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 8 - 9; Analsoft rays: 4 - 5; Vertebrae: 29 - 32
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Size

Maximum size: 85 mm SL
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Max. size

10.2 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 34011))
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
G. lepidogaster is a benthopelagic species, which inhabits riffles.

Systems
  • Freshwater
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Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2009

Assessor/s
Jenkins, A., Kullander, F.F. & Tan, H.H.

Reviewer/s
Collen, B., Darwall, W., Ram, M. & Smith, K. (SRLI Freshwater Fish Evaluation Workshop)

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Justification
Assessed as Data Deficient due to the lack of information regarding this species current status, exact distribution, habitat and ecology. There are a number of threats to habitats in northern Borneo, but further data is required to determine how G. lepidogaster is affected by such threats.
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Population

Population
Information on the population numbers and trend are unknown.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
There are numerous threats to habitats in northern Borneo; including deforestation and conversion of land for large agricultural projects, which is likely to result in increased soil erosion and sediment in rivers and streams.
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Data deficient (DD)
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no conservation measures currently known to be in action at habitat or species level.
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Wikipedia

Gastromyzon lepidogaster

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

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