Garra tibetana Gong, Deng, Wang & Liu, 2018
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  10.49 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Tibet.
Diagnosis:  This species is distinguished from its congeners mainly by the following set of characters: a faint proboscis on the snout, the transverse lobe and lateral surface of snout covered with several unicuspid tubercles; chest and belly covered by scales; branched dorsal-fin rays 7½-8½, branched anal-fin rays 4½; lateral-line scales 39-42; predorsal scales 13-14; circumpeduncular scale rows 12-13; body depth 13.5-17.6% of standard length, caudal-peduncle depth 8.8-11.0% of SL, distance from anus to anal fin 47-56% of pelvic-anal distance; it differs further from G. kempi by having fewer branched anal-fin rays, a shallower body and a more slender caudal peduncle (Ref. 119421).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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