Pangio pangia 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cobitidae

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.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2010-05-27
Assessor(s): Chaudhry, S.
Reviewer(s): Rema Devi, K.R., Arunachalam, M., Dahanukar, N. & Daniel, B.A.
Contributor(s): Molur, S.

Pangio pangia is a widespread species with no known major threats and hence placed under Least Concern. 

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:

In India the species is reported form northern Bengal, Assam, Manipur (Menon 1999). In Myanmar it is reported from Indawgyi Lake.

Countries occurrence:
India (Assam, Manipur, West Bengal); Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland))
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Population [top]


There is no information on the population and its trends for this species.

Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

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.

Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Commercial use of this species is not known.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to the species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T166540A6232526. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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