|Scientific Name:||Pangio pangia|
|Species Authority:||(Hamilton, 1822)|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Hamilton (1822) described Cobitis pangia from Ganges. Later the species was placed under the genus Pangio. The species has been redescribed by Britz and Maclaine 2007.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Rema Devi, K.R., Arunachalam, M., Dahanukar, N. & Daniel, B.A.|
Pangio pangia is a widespread species with no known major threats and hence placed under Least Concern.
In India the species is reported form northern Bengal, Assam, Manipur (Menon 1999). In Myanmar it is reported from Indawgyi Lake.
Native:India (Assam, Manipur, West Bengal); Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland))
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There is no information on the population and its trends for this species.
|Habitat and Ecology:||
Found in rivers, streams and lakes with good vegetation cover. It is found in good numbers in Indawgyi lake where there are hanging roots and hence removal of vegetation may affect the habitat of this species.
|Major Threat(s):||The threats to the species are not known.|
More research about the distribution and the biology of this species is needed, as there is insufficient information available. Potential threats to this species also need to be identified.
|Citation:||Chaudhry, S. 2010. Pangio pangia. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.|
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