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Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part-C2)

 

Chitala chitala (Hamilton, 1822)

Chitala chitala

Chitala chitala

English Name: Humped featherback, Clown knifefish
Bengali Name: Chital (চিতল)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Cirrhinus cirrhosus (Bloch, 1795)

Cirrhinus cirrhosus

Cirrhinus cirrhosus

English Name: Mrigal
Bengali Name: Mirka (মিরকা), Mrigel (মৃগেল)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Clarias batrachus (Linneaeus, 1758)

Clarias batrachus

Clarias batrachus

English Name: Walking catfish
Bengali Name: Magur (মাগুর), Jiol (জিওল)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822)

Clarias gariepinus

Clarias gariepinus

English Name: North African Catfish
Bengali Name: African magur (আফ্রিকান মাগুর), Bidheshi magur (বিদেশী মাগুর)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status:
Habitat Status: Exotic

 

Clupisoma garua (Hamilton, 1822)

Clupisoma garua

Clupisoma garua

English Name: Garua Bachcha, Guarchacha
Bengali Name: Ghaura (ঘাউড়া), Ghaira (ঘাইড়া), Gang ghaira (গাং ঘাইড়া), Ghaura (ঘারুয়া)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Critically endangered

 

Colisa chuna (Qureshi 1965)
[Trichogaster chuna]

Colisa chuna

Colisa chuna

English Name: Honey Gourami, Sunset gourami
Bengali Name: Chuna Khalisha (চুনা খলিশা), Khalisha (খলিশা), Baicha (বৈচা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Colisa fasciatus (Schneider, 1801)

Colisa fasciatus

Colisa fasciatus

English Name: Giant gourami, Stripled gourami
Bengali Name: Khailsa (খইলশা), Khalisa (খলিশা), Khaila (খইলা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Colisa lalia (Hamilton-Buchanan 1822)

Colisa lalia

Colisa lalia

English Name: Dwarf gourami
Bengali Name: Lal Khailsa/Khalisha (লাল খইলশা/খলিশা), Ranga Khailsa/Khalisha (রাঙ্গা খইলশা/খলিশা), Boicha  (বৈচা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

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