Ecology of Garra flavatra
Main Ref. Kullander, S. and F. Fang, 2004
Remarks Known from a small stream on the western slope of the Rakhine Yoma, draining to the Bay of Bengal. The type locality, Yan Khaw Chaung, was a small forest river reduced to a series of connecting pools with a combined width of 2 meters, and not more than 1 meter deep, with slow flowing or standing water. The water clear and colorless; the bed made up of pebbles, gravel and rocks. The stream is lined with shrub and forest, but no aquatic vegetation (Ref. 52314).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Garra flavatra may be found.


Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
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Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
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