Garra smarti Krupp & Budd, 2009
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  4.95 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Oman.
Diagnosis:  This species differs from its Arabian congeners in having the following set of characters: acutely pointed snout tip; anus is immediately in front of anal-fin origin; dorsal fin with 3 unbranched and 7 branched rays; pored lateral line scales 34-35; circumpeduncular scale rows 14-16; gill rakers on lower limb of first gill arch 13-15; mental disc small, usually longer than wide (Ref. 80794).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 23 July 2012 (D2) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 29.04.09

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