Genus: Schizothorax Heckel
Body sub cylindrical, slightly compressed and elongated, mouth inferior, slightly arched. Lower jaw with hard horny cartilage. A labial plate on chin forming a sucker like apparatus. A distinctive row of enlarged and tiled scales on anal fin base.
Diagnosis: Lower lip incised medially, post labial groove interrupted in the middle. Height of dorsal fin less than head length.
Distribution: Pipping (Chukha), Toebrongchhu (Punakha)