Garra robertsi Thoni & Mayden, 2015

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  10.37 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Sungai Bongan and Tempassuk rivers in Sabah, Malaysia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal soft rays: 6-6. Garra robertsi differs from its only other congener in Borneo, G. borneensis, by the following characters: five transverse scale rows above lateral line (vs. four); when depressed, first dorsal-fin ray extending beyond the posterior-most extent of any other part of the dorsal fin (vs. not extending posteriorly beyond last ray); scales on the breast deeply embedded (vs. exposed); absence (vs. presence) of a stark, contrasting black stripe on lower caudal-fin rays; snout with two nearly continuous patches of tubercles (vs. 3 discrete patches); absence (vs. presence) of a lateral stripe; presence (vs. absence) of broad suborbital bar; a thickened anteromedial fold on the lower lip; and fewer papillae extending onto the callous pad from the posterior flap of the lower lip (Ref. 103293).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 02 April 2020 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Known only from Sungai Bongan and Tempassuk rivers in northern Sabah (Ref. 103293).

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