Garra typhlops (Bruun & Kaiser, 1944)
Iran cave barb
photo by Alavi-Yeganeh, M.S.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  6.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: endemic to the River Tigris, Iran.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Cave-restricted fish. Max. length (Yazdan Keivany, pers. comm., 2003).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 01 August 1996 (D2) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Cruz, Tess - 30.07.92
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 12.07.17
Checked by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 07.08.94

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