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Book Profile: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Volume 23 (Freshwater Fishes)

Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Volume 23 (Freshwater Fishes)

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Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Volume 23 (Freshwater Fishes) presents the first illustrated compendium of all the the freshwater fishes of Bangladesh. This book would be helpful to those specifically working for biodiversity conservation and to the teachers and students of the natural sciences, as well as to the general readers. This work is sponsored by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of Bangladesh and undertaken for implementation by the oldest learned body of the country, the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

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Book Profile: At a glance:

Title

Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh

Volume

Volume 23 (Freshwater Fishes)

Chief Editor

Kamal Uddin Siddiqui

Managing Editor Md Anwarul Islam
Editors Syed Md Humayun Kabir, Monawar Ahmad, Abu Tweb Abu Ahmed, AK Ataur Rahman, Enam Ul Haque, Zia Uddin Ahmed, ZN Tahmida Begum, Md Abul Hassan, Moniruzzaman Khondker and M Matiur Rahman
Cover design Enam Ul Haque
Graphics MA Eusuf Roman and Md Shakhawat Hossain
Illustrations Rahima Afroz, Mahmuda Khatun and Md. Rasheduzzaman
Contributors Md Sagir Ahmed, Shamima Akter, Gazi Nurul Alam, M Manjurul Alam, Gawsia Wahidunnessa Chowdhury, Mohammad Mamun Chowdhury, Wahida Haque, AK Yousuf Haroon, Md Abul Hossain, Mohammad Nadir Hossain, M Aminul Islam, MA Kader, Md Mukhlesur Rahman Khan, Md Manzoorul Kibria, Gulshan Ara Latifa, Mohammad Matiul Mahmud, ABM Mohsin, Mohit Morshed, Selina Parween, AK Ataur Rahman, Md Raknuzzaman, Farhana Ruma, Md Nasiruddin Sada, Bimal Kanta Saha, Nahid Sultana and Md Abdul Wahab

Publisher

Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 5, Old Secretariat Road, Nimtali, Ramna, Dhaka- 1000, Bangladesh, Telephone: +88 02 716 8940, FAX: +880 2 716 8853, Email: info@asiaticsociety.org.bd,

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Asiatic Society of Bangladesh

First Published

March 2007

ISBN

984-300-000286-0

Total Pages

300+xxxi

Price

BDT. 1,000.00 only

This book provides 251 number of native and exotic freshwater fish species profile under some common headings such as- Scientific name, Synonyms, English names, Local names, Description, Habits and habitats, Distribution, Economic importance, Ecological role, Status and conservation and Remarks. Followings Orders and Families are included in this book.

Orders

Families

Osteoglossiformes

Notopteridae,

Elopiformes

Megalopidae

Anguilliformes

Anguillidae, Moringuidae, Muraenidae, Muraenesocidae and Ophichthidae

Clupeiformes

Clupeidae and Engraulidae

Gonorhynchiformes

Chanidae

Channiformes

Channidae

Cypriniformes

Cyprinidae, Psilorhynchidae, Balitoridae and Cobitidae

Characiformes

Characidae

Siluriformes

Bagridae, Siluridae, Schildeidae, Pangasiidae, Amblycipitidae, Sisoridae, Erethistidae, Clariidae, Heteropneustidae, Chacidae, Olyridae, Ariidae, Plotosidae and Loricariidae

Syngnathiformes

Syngnathidae

Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae
Perciformes Centropomidae, Ambassidae, Sillaginidae, Leiognathidae, Lobotidae, Datnioididae, Sparidae, Sciaenidae, Scatophagidae, Nandidae, Pristolepidae, Cichlidae, Mugilidae, Polynemidae, Gobiidae, Gobioididae, Eleotridae, Anabantidae, Osphronemidae and Mastacembelidae
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae, Cynoglossidae and Soleidae
Beloniformes Belonidae and Hemiramphidae
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae

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