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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cobitidae Loaches
Subfamily: Cobitinae
Genus: Pangio

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pangio agma Asia 6.3 SL 1992
Pangio alcoides Asia 3.9 SL 1993
Pangio alternans Asia 3.6 SL 1993
Pangio ammophila Asia 2.9 SL 2012
Pangio anguillaris Asia 12 SL 1902
Pangio apoda Asia 3.8 SL 2007
Pangio atactos Asia 5.1 SL 2009
Pangio bitaimac Asia 9.5 SL 2009
Pangio borneensis Asia 6.3 TL 1894
Pangio cuneovirgata Asia 6 SL 1957
Pangio doriae Asia 9 TL 1892
Pangio elongata Asia 4.8 SL 2007
Pangio filinaris Asia 3.8 SL 1993
Pangio fusca Asia 8 SL 1860
Pangio goaensis Indian coolie-loach Asia 3.1 SL 1972
Pangio incognito Asia 3.0 SL 1993
Pangio kuhlii Coolie loach Asia. 12 TL 1846
Pangio lidi Asia 6.7 SL 2009
Pangio longimanus Asia 2010
Pangio longipinnis Asia 6.2 SL 1992
Pangio lumbriciformis Asia 5.2 SL 2007
Pangio malayana Asia 6 SL 1956
Pangio mariarum Asia 6.5 TL 1962
Pangio muraeniformis Asia 3.6 SL 1933
Pangio myersi Asia 10 SL 1949
Pangio oblonga Java loach Asia 8 TL 1846
Pangio pangia Asia 6.5 TL 1822
Pangio piperata Asia. 5.2 SL 1993
Pangio pulla Asia. 6.1 SL 1993
Pangio robiginosa Asia. 1957
Pangio semicincta Asia 1940
Pangio shelfordii Borneo loach Asia 8 TL 1903
Pangio signicauda Asia 4.2 SL 2007
Pangio superba Asia 5.1 TL 1989



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