Glyptothorax exodon Ng & Rachmatika, 2005
Glyptothorax exodon
photo by Ng, H.H.

Family:  Sisoridae (Sisorid catfishes), subfamily: Sisorinae
Max. size:  6.32 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Kapuas River drainage in western Borneo.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-6; Anal soft rays: 12-13; Vertebrae: 35-37. Distinguished from Sundaic congeners except Glyptothorax platypogonides and G. siamensis in possessing a slender body (13.8-15.8% SL). Differs from G. platypogonides in having a deeper caudal peduncle (6.8-7.3% SL vs. 5.7-6.7) and more exposed premaxillary teeth when the mouth is closed and from G. siamensis in having a larger eye (10.4-13.2% HL vs. 7.5-9.1) and a mottled color pattern lacking distinct pale stripes (vs. a uniform dark brown with distinct pale midlateral and mid-dorsal stripes) (Ref. 56938).
Biology:  Inhabits swift, clear streams with a substrate consisting of gravel, cobble or large rocks (Ref. 2091).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 03 June 2019 (B1ab(i,iii)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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