Garra findolabium Li, Zhou & Fu, 2008
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  7.06 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Niuluo-He, a branch of the Lixian-Jiang (Red River basin) in Yunnan, China.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal soft rays: 7-7. 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). Description: Dorsal fin ii,8; Anal fin ii,5; Pectoral fin i12-13; Pelvic fin i8 (Ref. 75600).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.05.08

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