In India the species is reported form northern Bengal, Assam, Manipur (Menon 1999). In Myanmar it is reported from Indawgyi Lake.
- Menon, A.G.K. 1999 Check list - fresh water fishes of India. Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Misc. Publ., Occas. Pap. No. 175, 366 p. (Ref. 41236)
- Shrestha, T.K. 2008 Ichthyology of Nepal: a study of fishes of the Himalayan waters. Kathmandu : Himalayan Ecosphere, 388 p.,  p. of plates : col. ill., col. maps ; 23 cm. (Ref. 85009)
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.
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
Pangio pangia is a widespread species with no known major threats and hence placed under Least Concern.
There is no information on the population and its trends for this species.
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.
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