Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Inhabits fast flowing rocky streams (Ref. 84801).
  • Tan, H.H. 2006 The Borneo suckers. Revision of the torrent loaches of Borneo (Balitoridae): Gastromyzon, Neogastromyzon). Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia : Natural History Publications (Borneo) in association with Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research. vii, 245 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm. (Ref. 57871)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=57871&speccode=63147 External link.
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Distribution

Sungai Kinarom draining into the Marudu Bay, Malaysia.
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Asia: Sungari Kinarom in Sabah, Malaysia.
  • Tan, H.H. 2006 The Borneo suckers. Revision of the torrent loaches of Borneo (Balitoridae): Gastromyzon, Neogastromyzon). Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia : Natural History Publications (Borneo) in association with Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research. vii, 245 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm. (Ref. 57871)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=57871&speccode=63147 External link.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Analsoft rays: 4; Vertebrae: 29 - 31
  • Tan, H.H. 2006 The Borneo suckers. Revision of the torrent loaches of Borneo (Balitoridae): Gastromyzon, Neogastromyzon). Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia : Natural History Publications (Borneo) in association with Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research. vii, 245 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm. (Ref. 57871)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=57871&speccode=63147 External link.
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Size

Max. size

4.9 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 57871))
  • Tan, H.H. 2006 The Borneo suckers. Revision of the torrent loaches of Borneo (Balitoridae): Gastromyzon, Neogastromyzon). Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia : Natural History Publications (Borneo) in association with Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research. vii, 245 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm. (Ref. 57871)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=57871&speccode=63147 External link.
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Diagnostic Description

Can be distinguished from other species of the genus by possessing the following unique combination of characters: distinct secondary rostrum present; incomplete post-oral pouch present; pockets posterior to mouth corners; sublacrymal groove visible from side; body with plain uniform pattern when adult, with thick cream bars and blotches when juvenile, head dorsum plain; subopercular groove absent; gill slit vertical; sublacrymal groove present; a truncate snout when viewed dorsally; abdomen without scales; 55-61 scales on lateral line; pelvic fin just touching anal fin origin, adpressed dorsal fin not overlapping level of anal fin origin (Ref. 57871).
  • Tan, H.H. 2006 The Borneo suckers. Revision of the torrent loaches of Borneo (Balitoridae): Gastromyzon, Neogastromyzon). Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia : Natural History Publications (Borneo) in association with Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research. vii, 245 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm. (Ref. 57871)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=57871&speccode=63147 External link.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Wikipedia

Gastromyzon cornusaccus

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

Footnotes

  • Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). "Gastromyzon cornusaccus" in FishBase. April 2006 version.


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