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

Catla catla (Hamilton, 1822)

Catla catla

Catla catla

English Name: Catla
Bengali Name: Catla (কাতলা), Katol (কাতল)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Chaca chaca  (Hamilton, 1822)

Chaca chaca

Chaca chaca

English Name: Squarehead catfish, Angler catfish
Bengali Name: Chaka (চাকা), Cheka (চেকা), Chaga (চেগা), Beng-sabbh (বেংসাব), Gangania (গ্যানগেনিয়া)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Chanda nama (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Chanda nama

Chanda nama

English Name: Elongate glass-perchlet
Bengali Name: Lamba chanda (লম্বু চান্দা), Nama chanda (নামা চান্দা), Langule chanda (লাঙ্গুলে চান্দা), Chandu (চান্দু), Chanda (চান্দা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Vulnerable

 

Chandramara chandramara (Hamilton, 1822)

[Rama chandramara]

Chandramara chandramara

Chandramara chandramara

English Name: Asian cory
Bengali Name: Futki guri (ফুটকী গুড়ি) and Gura tengra (গুড়া টেংরা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Data Deficient

 

Channa marulius (Hamilton, 1822)

Channa marulius

Channa marulius

English Name: Giant snakehead, Great snakehead
Bengali Name: Gajar (গজার), Gajal (গজাল) and Sal (সাল)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Channa orientalis Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Channa orientalis

Channa orientalis

English Name: Asiatic snakehead, Walking snakehead
Bengali Name: Gaira (ঘাইরা), Gachua (গাচুয়া), Raga (রাগা), Cheng (চ্যাং) and Telo taki (তোলো টাকি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Vulnerable

 

Channa punctata (Bloch, 1793)

Channa punctata

Channa punctata

English Name: Spotted snakehead
Bengali Name: Taki (টাকি), Lata (লাটা), Chaitan (ছাইতান) and Sati (শাটি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Channa striata (Bloch, 1793)

Channa striata

Channa striata

English Name: Striped snakehead, Banded snakehead, Snakehead murrel
Bengali Name: Shol (শোল)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

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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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