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Neogastromyzon kottelati  Tan, 2006

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Balitoridae (River loaches)
Etymology: Neogastromyzon: Greek, neos = new + Greek, gaster = stomach + Greek, myzo = to suckle (Ref. 45335);  kottelati: Named for Maurice Kottelat, for his extensive contributions to the freshwater ichthyology in Southeast Asia, Asia and Europe.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

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Asia: Upper Kapuas River basin in Indonesia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 57871)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal soft rays: 5. Can be distinguished from its congeners by possessing the following unique combination of characters: body dark brown, dorsum with 10 thin cream bars, side with cream bars splitting into smaller bars, head dorsum brown with thin cream reticulate pattern; absence of secondary rostrum; absence of sublacrymal groove; presence of deep postoral pouch; presence of subopercular groove; gill slit slanted, gill opening above 6th pectoral branched fin ray; pectoral fin origin level about frontal margin of eye; an elongate rounded snout when viewed dorsally; abdomen without scales; lateral line with 70-73 scales; pectoral fin overlapping anterior of pelvic fin; pelvic fin not overlapping anal fin origin, adpressed dorsal fin not overlapping level of anal fin origin (Ref. 57871).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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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)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00537 (0.00231 - 0.01249), b=3.10 (2.89 - 3.31), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .