Garra vittatula Kullander & Fang, 2004
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  5.91 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; depth range 0 - 1 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Asia: Myanmar.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 7-7; Vertebrae: 27-27. Diagnosis: A small species of Garra with smoothly rounded snout tip, rostral lobe present, proboscis absent, predorsal region, chest and abdomen scaled, two pairs of barbels, lateral line scales 31, circumpeduncular scales 16.
Biology:  This species can be a potential aquarium fish (Fang, 2004, pers. comm.)
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 24 February 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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