Ecology of Garra poecilura
Main Ref. Kullander, S. and F. Fang, 2004
Remarks Known only from the type locality, Naung Pin Thar Chaung, a small forest stream on the eastern slope of the Rakhine Yoma, draining to the Irrawaddy basin. It had clear, colorless water, moderate current and was 1-2 meter wide, to 0.5 meter deep, with about 30% shadow, in a landscape of bamboo forested hills, land vegetation close to stream mainly bamboo. The streambed consisted of rocks and gravel (Ref. 52314).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Garra poecilura may be found.


Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
Feeding habit Ref.
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
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