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Garra nigricauda  Arunachalam, Nandagopal & Mayden, 2013

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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).;  nigricauda: The specific name nigricauda is Lain, referring to the black caudal-fin edges.

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Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Temperate, preferred ?

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Asia: Siang River in Arunachal Pradesh, India.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95162)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Arunachalam, M., S. Nandagopal and R.L. Mayden, 2013. Morphological diagnoses of Garra (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from North-Eastern India with four new species description from Brahmaputra River. J. Fish. Aqua. 4(3):121-138. (Ref. 95162)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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