Overview

Distribution

Asia: known only from the Kapuas, Mahakam and Kayan basins in Borneo, Indonesia.
  • Roberts, T.R. and M. Kottelat 1993 Revision of the Southeast Asian freshwater fish family Gyrinocheilidae. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 4(4):375-383. (Ref. 13074)
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Borneo.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Vertebrae: 39 - 40
  • Roberts, T.R. and M. Kottelat 1993 Revision of the Southeast Asian freshwater fish family Gyrinocheilidae. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 4(4):375-383. (Ref. 13074)
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Size

Maximum size: 355 mm TL
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Max. size

35.5 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050))
  • 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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Diagnostic Description

No spots on any of the fins. Side of the head with very many parallel rows of small tubercles (Ref 13074).
  • Roberts, T.R. and M. Kottelat 1993 Revision of the Southeast Asian freshwater fish family Gyrinocheilidae. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 4(4):375-383. (Ref. 13074)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; freshwater
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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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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquarium: commercial
  • Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott 1991 World fishes important to North Americans. Exclusive of species from the continental waters of the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ. (21):243 p. (Ref. 4537)
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