Garra gotyla

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Garra gotyla
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Labeoninae
Genus: Garra
Species: G. gotyla
Binomial name
Garra gotyla
(J. E. Gray, 1830)

Garra gotyla is a species of ray-finned fish in the cyprinid family from freshwater in South Asia.[2]

There are two subspecies, which are widely regarded as separate species by some authorities (e.g., the IUCN):

  • Garra gotyla gotyla (Gray, 1830)Sucker head. Relatively widespread in South Asia, and reaches a length of 14.5 cm (5.7 in).[2]
  • Garra gotyla stenorhynchus Jerdon, 1849Nilgiris garra. Found in the Western Ghats in India, and reaches a length of 15.5 cm (6.1 in).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rayamajhi, A.; Jha, B.R. (2010). "Garra gotyla". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: 2010: e.T166526A6228736. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T166526A6228736.en. 
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Garra gotyla" in FishBase. April 2014 version.
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Garra stenorhynchus" in FishBase. April 2014 version.

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