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Garra findolabium  Li, Zhou & Fu, 2008

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Labeoninae
Etymology: Garra: Name based on a vernacular Indian name (Hamilton, 1822:343, Ref. 1813).;  findolabium: From the Latin adjectives findo (split), and labium (lip), in reference to posterior edge of the oral sucking disc with a median fissure and divided it into two lamellas.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: Niuluo-He, a branch of the Lixian-Jiang (Red River basin) in Yunnan, China.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 75600)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Anal soft rays: 7. Differs from all other species of the genus Garra in Southeast Asia and China by having the following combination of characters: posterior edge of the oral sucking disc with a median fissure dividing it into two lamellae; an anomalistic dark patch on caudal fin, extending to 50% of caudal fin length; absence of barbels; absence of a proboscis in front of nostrils; lateral line scales 37-38; circumpeduncular scales 16; distance of anus to anal-fin origin about 33.3-38.7% of distance of pelvic-fin origin to anal fin origin (Ref. 75600).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Li, F.-L., W. Zhou and Q. Fu, 2008. Garra findolabium, a new species of cyprinid fish (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) from the Red River drainage in Yunnan, China. Zootaxa 1743:62-68. (Ref. 75600)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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