Pangio kuhlii (Valenciennes, 1846)
Coolie loach
Pangio kuhlii
photo by Dikic, D.

Family:  Cobitidae (Loaches), subfamily: Cobitinae
Max. size:  12 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; pH range: 5.5 - 6.5; dH range: 5
Distribution:  Asia.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 47-51. Color pattern consisting of 6-10 bars, usually irregular, with a dark large quadrangular blotch occupying the proximal half of caudal fin; median lobe of lower lip not produced into a barbel.
Biology:  Lives in hill streams to lowland forest canals and peats (Ref. 57235). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Well known in aquarium trades as "Kuhli's loach" (Ref. 57235).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 12.08.94
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.04.09
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 29.02.00

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