Garra cambodgiensis (Tirant, 1883)
Stonelapping minnow
photo by Mittenecker, G.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  24 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya basins; Malay Peninsula.
Diagnosis:  Has a broad midlateral stripe (width about equal to 2 scale rows); two black bands on the dorsal fin; the caudal fin plain or with dark margins; usually well developed tubercles on the snout (Ref. 27732).
Biology:  Inhabits rocky bottoms in swiftly moving water of small and medium-sized streams. Feeds on periphyton, phytoplankton and some insects. Not fished commercially, but occasionally seen in the aquarium trade.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 February 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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