Gastromyzon monticola

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

The Gastromyzon monticola lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Gastromyzon monticola; Gastromyzon punctulatus; Gastromyzon ridens; Other Genus described (Glaniopsis, another Hillstream Loach; may be synonymous with Homaloptera?): Glaniopsis denudata; Glaniopsis gossei; Glaniopsis hanitschi; Glaniopsis multiradiata; More

The author descibes the habitat of gastromyzon monticola he found 1992: steep monutain river with boulders and gravel coarser than 10 mm; water less than 3 dGh; „cool water“. No specimen smaller than 20 mm were found. Within 3 years all specimen exept two died. More

Gastromyzon monticola Doi, 1997Lepidoglanis monticola Vaillant, 1889; (valid as) - Gastromyzon pingi?G. p. More

Common names

Přísavník horský in Czech (česky)
Sokkeloimunuoliainen in Finnish (suomen kieli)
高山腹吸鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
高山腹吸鳅 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Balitoridae
Genus : Gastromyzon
Species : Gastromyzon monticola
Authority : Vaillant, 1889