Gyrinocheilus pustulosus Vaillant, 1902
Borneo algae-eater
photo by Arbiyansyach Jueng

Family:  Gyrinocheilidae (Algae eaters)
Max. size:  35.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: known only from the Kapuas, Mahakam and Kayan basins in Borneo, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Vertebrae: 39-40. No spots on any of the fins. Side of the head with very many parallel rows of small tubercles (Ref 13074).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 02 July 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 12.08.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 16.05.96

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