Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Inhabits fast flowing rocky streams (Ref. 84801).
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Distribution

Sungai Kinarom draining into the Marudu Bay, Malaysia.
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Asia: Sungari Kinarom in Sabah, Malaysia.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Analsoft rays: 4; Vertebrae: 29 - 31
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Size

Max. size

4.9 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 57871))
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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).
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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.

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