Overview

Distribution

Asia: known only from the Kapuas basin, western Borneo.
  • Roberts, T.R. 1989 The freshwater fishes of Western Borneo (Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia). Mem. Calif. Acad. Sci. 14:210 p. (Ref. 2091)
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Borneo.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 37 mm SL
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Max. size

3.7 cm SL (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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Type Information

Paratype for Gastromyzon contractus Roberts
Catalog Number: USNM 230247
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): T. Roberts & S. Woerjoatmodjo
Year Collected: 1976
Locality: Borneo: Mainstream of Sungai Pinoh 20-60 km upstream from Nangapinoh., Borneo, West Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • Paratype: Roberts, T. R. 1982. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series. 42 (20): 504.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; 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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Wikipedia

Gastromyzon contractus

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

Footnotes

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