Garra chindwinensis Premananda, Kosygin & Saidullah, 2017

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  12 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: India.
Diagnosis:  This species is distinguished from its congeners b the following characters: with a callous pad with a narrow, papillated transverse lobe at the anterior portion, demarcated posteriorly by a transverse groove; with a bilobed proboscis, protruding beyond vertically to transverse groove; snout with only unicuspid acanthoid tubercles; predorsal scales 10; lateral line scales 34; transverse scale rows between lateral line and pelvic fin origin 2½; circumpeduncular scale rows 12; head length (25.4-26.2% SL); pectoral fin length (19.2-19.4% SL); disc length (39-41% HL); with anterolateral lobe and five faint longitudinal stripes on the body (Ref. 128954).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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