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Garra tibanica  Trewavas, 1941

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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)..

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical, preferred ?

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Asia: Arabian Peninsula in Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 13617)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-11; Anal soft rays: 7 - 9. Garra tibanica can be distinguished by having 7 branched dorsal fin rays, a short distance between anus and anal-fin origin (3.1% SL, mean), 32-38 scales in the lateral line series, and 6-13 gill rakers on the lower limb of the first gill arch (Ref. 13617).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits pools and streams (Ref. 115237).

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Krupp, F., 1983. Fishes of Saudi Arabia: freshwater fishes of Saudi Arabia and adjacent regions of the Arabian peninsula. Fauna Saudi Arabia 5:568-636. (Ref. 13617)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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