Garra propulvinus Kullander & Fang, 2004
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 Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
 Max. size:  6.35 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 2 m, non-migratory
 Distribution:  Asia: Myanmar.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 6-7; Vertebrae: 24-26. A small species of Garra with smoothly rounded snout tip, rostral lobe present, proboscis absent, predorsal region, chest and abdomen scaled, two pairs of barbels, lateral line scales 31, circumpeduncular scales 16. Uniquely distinguished by the dense patch of about 15-20 strong, conical tubercles concentrated to the rostral lobe. The shape of the central pad distinguishes G. propulvinus from most or all other Garra species, being widest posteriorly, giving the appearance of a nearly straight posterior base with a rounded anterior extension, instead of widest medially with equally rounded posterior and anterior halves.
 Biology:  This fish could potentially be an aquarium species (Fang, 2004, pers. Comm.).
 IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Kullander, Fang Fang - 03.11.04
 Modified by: Kullander, Fang Fang - 15.09.05
 Checked by: Kullander, Fang Fang - 09.11.04

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