Gastromyzon scitulus

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

The Gastromyzon scitulus lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Gastromyzon scitulus (TOP) is very similar in appearance to G. ctenocephalus (BOTTOM). They are both similarly marked, but the spots along the back in G. scitulus are generally larger, plus the overall distribution of spots is less dense than with G. ctenocephalus. More

Gastromyzon scitulus is said to be similar to G. ctenocephalus (a species commonly sold as borneensis in the UK trade) but has a black body with lots of evenly spaced light brown spots. More

Gastromyzon scitulus by the caudal fin, with this fish the stripes are unbroken and through the whole fin, on the G.scitulus they are broken and staggered in pattern. More

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Balitoridae
Genus : Gastromyzon
Species : Gastromyzon scitulus
Authority : Tan & Leh, 2006