Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Cyprinidae
(Minnows or carps) > Labeoninae
Etymology: Garra: Name based on a vernacular Indian name (Hamilton, 1822:343, Ref. 1813).; dampaensis: Named after Dampa Tiger Reserve in Mizoram.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical
Asia: Seling River, a tributary of Khawthlang Tuipui (Karnaphuli drainage) in Mizoram, India.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93557)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 6;
Vertebrae: 30 - 31. Distinguished by the following combinations of characters: absence of transverse groove and proboscis on the snout; tip of dorsal fin falcate; presence of long axillary scale at the base of pelvic fin, reaching the base of last pelvic fin ray; 27-29 scales on lateral line, 10-11 regularly arranged predorsal scales; W-shaped black band across the middle of caudal fin and presence of scales on the breast and belly (Ref. 93557).
Inhabits clear, shallow, moderately fast-flowing streams with a predominantly rocky bottom. Occurs in association with Devario aequipinnatus, Garra cf. annandalei and Schistura spp.. A female measuring 4.2 cm SL has ripe eggs (Ref. 93557).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Lalronunga, S., Lalnuntluanga and Lalramliana, 2013. Garra dampaensis, a new ray-finned fish species (Cypiniformes: Cyprinidae) from Mizoran, Northeastern India. J. Threatened Taxa 5(9):4368-4377. (Ref. 93557)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .