|Scientific Name:||Trichogaster labiosus|
|Species Authority:||Day, 1877|
Colisa labiosa (Day, 1877)
|Taxonomic Notes:||Day (1877) described Trichogaster labiosus from Myanmar. The species is often confused with T. fasciatus, and its reported widespread occurrence in India.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Jha, B.R., Allen, D.J., Datta, N.C., Britz, R. & Dey, S.C.|
Since the extent of occurrence of the species is very wide and without significant threats, Trichogaster labiosus is assessed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||Trichogaster labiosus is known from northeast India only from the Chindwin drainage, Manipur, and from Myanmar.|
Native:India (Manipur); Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland))
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There is no information on the population and its trends for this species, but survey data suggests that it is relatively widespread and common.
|Habitat and Ecology:||Most specimens have been found in rivers, as well as ponds, irrigation channels, and rice fields.|
|Use and Trade:||A handsome fish when in full colour and is the middle size among the aquara, but vulnerable to fin-nipping species. It is eaten as a subsistence food.|
|Major Threat(s):||None known for this species at present.|
Potential threats to this species also need to be identified.
|Citation:||Vishwanath, W. 2010. Trichogaster labiosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 October 2014.|
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