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Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part-B)

Badis badis  (Hamilton, 1822)

Badis badis

Badis badis

English Name: Badis, Dwarf chameleon fish
Bengali Name: Koi bandi (কই বান্দি), Napit koi (নাপিত কই), Kala koi (কালা কই), Bot koi (বোট কই) and Napit (নাপিত)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Bagarius bagarius (Hamilton, 1822)

Bagarius bagarius

Bagarius bagarius

English Name: Goonch, Dwarf goonch, Gangetic goonch
Bengali Name: Bagair (বাঘাইর)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Barbodes sarana  (Hamilton, 1822)

Barbodes sarana

Barbodes sarana

English Name: Olive barb
Bengali Name: Sarputi (সরপুটি), Sarna puti (স্বর্ণাপুটি), Saral puti (সরল পুটি), Deshi sarputi (দেশী পুটি) and Kurti (কুর্তি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Critically Endangered

 

Barbonymus gonionotus  (Bleeker, 1849)

Barbonymus gonionotus

Barbonymus gonionotus

English Name: Thai punti, Java barb, Silver barb
Bengali Name: Thai sarpunti (থাই সরপুঁটি), Thai punti (থাই পুঁটি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status:
Habitat Status: Exotic

 

Barilius bendelisis (Hamilton, 1807)

Barilius bendelisis

Barilius bendelisis

English Name: Hamilton’s barila
Bengali Name: Koksa (কোকসা), Khoksa (খোকসা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Barilius tileo  (Hamilton, 1822)

Barilius tileo

Barilius tileo

English Name: Tileo baril
Bengali Name: Teli koksha (টেলি খোকসা), Tila (তিলা), Tila Koksa (তিলা খোকসা), Patharchata (পাথরচাটা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Botia dario  (Hamilton, 1822)

Botia dario

Botia dario

English Name: Bengal loach
Bengali Name: Bou (বউ), Rani (রাণী), Beti (বেটি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Botia dayi  Hora, 1932

Botia dayi

Botia dayi

English Name: Hora loach
Bengali Name: Rani (রাণি), Bou (বউ), Betangi (বেতাঙ্গি) and Betee (বেটি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Data deficient

 

Brachygobius nunus (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Brachygobius nunus

Brachygobius nunus

English Name: Bumblebee goby
Bengali Name: Nuna bele (নুনা বেলে), Nuna baila (নুনা বাইলা), Bali kara (বালি কড়া)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

To watch others photofeature on Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area, please follow the links-
Part: A | B | C | C2 | C3 | D-E | F-G | H-J | K-L | M | N-O | P | P2 | Q-S | T-Z

 

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