There is no information on the population and its trends for this species, but survey data suggests that it is relatively widespread and common.
Potential threats to this species also need to be identified.
Day, F. 1878. The fishes of India; being a natural history of the fishes known to inhabit the seas and fresh waters of India, Burma, and Ceylon.
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.4). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 27 October 2010).