Garra cambodgiensis (Tirant, 1883)
Stonelapping minnow
photo by Mittenecker, G.

 Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
 Max. size:  15 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya basins; Malay Peninsula.
 Diagnosis:  Has a broad midlateral stripe (width about equal to 2 scale rows); two black bands on the dorsal fin; the caudal fin plain or with dark margins; usually well developed tubercles on the snout (Ref. 27732).
 Biology:  Inhabits rocky bottoms in swiftly moving water of small and medium-sized streams. Feeds on periphyton, phytoplankton and some insects. Not fished commercially, but occasionally seen in the aquarium trade.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 22.06.97
 Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 22.09.00

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