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  • Pangio semicincta
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Scientific NamePangio semicincta  (Fraser-Brunner, 1940)
Common NamesKuhli Loach
Coolie Loach, Kuhliål (Sweden), Leopard Eel, Ormgrönling (Sweden)
Type LocalityMawai District, Johore, Malaysia.
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IdentificationLoaches of the genus Pangio are distributed in India and most of Indochina and the Sunda Islands (Kottelat & Lim, 1993). They comprise 31 valid species of small, elongated, eel-like cypriniforms commonly known as eel-loaches.
General RemarksThis is nearly always sold under the incorrect identification of Pangio kuhli.
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DistributionSumatra, Bornea and Malay Peninsula.
IUCN Red List StatusLeast Concern
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ReferencesAnnals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 11) v. 6 (no. 32)
Registered Keepers(1) Tamcon83 (p: 2, k: 10), (2) ivopetrov.

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Last Update2013 Jul 23 17:36 (species record created: 2011 Nov 19 16:34)