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

 

Hemibagrus menoda  (Hamilton, 1822)

Hemibagrus menoda

Hemibagrus menoda

English Name: Menoda catfish
Bengali Name: Golsa-tengra (গোলসা টেংরা), Arwari (আরওয়ারী), koune (কোউনি), koune magur (কোউনি মাগুর), Gagor (গাগর), Gang magur (গাং মাগুর)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not-threatened

 

Heteropneustestes fossilis (Bloch, 1794)

Heteropneustestes fossilis

Heteropneustestes fossilis

English Name: Stinging catfish
Bengali Name: Shing (শিং), Shinghi (শিংঘি), Jiol (জিওল)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Hyporhamphus limbatus (Valenciennes, 1847)

Hyporhamphus limbatus

Hyporhamphus limbatus

English Name: Congaturi halfbeak
Bengali Name: Ek Thuita (এক ঠুইটা), Ek Thota (এক ঠোটা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Himantura bleekeri (Blyth, 1860)

Himantura bleekeri

Himantura bleekeri

English Name: Bleeker’s whipray
Bengali Name: Shaplapata (শাপলাপাতা), Sangkus (সাংকুস), Murul (মুরল)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not listed

 

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (Valencienns, 1844)

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix

English Name: Silver carp
Bengali Name: Silver carp (সিলভার কার্প)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status:
Habitat status: Exotic

 

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis (Richardson, 1845)

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis

English Name: Bighead carp
Bengali Name: Bighead carp (বিগহেড কার্প)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status:
Habitat status: Exotic

 

Johnius coitor (Hamilton, 1822)

Johnius coitor

Johnius coitor

English Name: Coitor croaker
Bengali Name: Koitor (কইতর), Koitor poa (কইতর পোয়া) and Decre poa (ডিক্রি পোয়া)
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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