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Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part M)

Macrognathus aral (Bloch and Schneider, 1801)
[ Macrognathus aculeatus ]

Macrognathus aculeatus

Macrognathus aral [Macrognathus aculeatus]

English Name: One-stripe spinyeel
Bengali Name: Tara baim (তারা বাইম)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Vulnerable

 

Macrognathus pancalus (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)
Mastacembelus pancalus (Valenciennes, 1832)

Macrognathus pancalus [Mastacembelus pancalus]

Macrognathus pancalus [Mastacembelus pancalus]

English Name: Striped spinyeel, Barred spinyeel
Bengali Name: Guchi (গুচি), Pankal (পাঙ্কাল), Turi (তুরি), Chirka (চিরকা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Mastacembelus armatus Lacepede, 1800

Mastacembelus armatus

Mastacembelus armatus

English Name: Tire-track spinyeel, Zig-zag eel
Bengali Name: Baim (বাইম), Bam(বাম), Sal baim(শাল বাইম)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Microphis deocata (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Microphis deocata

Microphis deocata

English Name: Deocata pipefish
Bengali Name: Kumirer khil (কুমিরের খিল), Kota kumirer khil (কোটা কুমিরের খিল)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Monopterus cuchia (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Monopterus cuchia

Monopterus cuchia

English Name: Gangetic mud eel, Cuchia
Bengali Name: Kuchia (কুচিয়া), Kuicha (কুইচা), Kunche (কানচি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Vulnerable

 

Mylopharyngodon piceus (Richardson, 1846)

Mylopharyngodon piceus

Mylopharyngodon piceus

English Name: Black carp
Bengali Name: Black carp (ব্লাক কার্প)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not listed
Habitat status: Exotic

 

Mystus armatus (Day, 1865)

Mystus armatus

Mystus armatus

English Name: Kerala mystus
Bengali Name: Tengra (টেংরা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Data deficient

 

Mystus bleekeri  (Day, 1877)

Mystus bleekeri

Mystus bleekeri

English Name: Day’s mystus
Bengali Name: Golsha (গুলশা), Tengra (টেংরা), Golsha- tengra (গুলশা টেংরা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Mystus cavasius (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Mystus cavasius

Mystus cavasius

English Name: Gangetic mystus
Bengali Name: Tengra (টেংরা), Kabasi tengra (কাবাসি টেংরা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Vulnerable

 

Mystus tengara  (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Mystus tengara

Mystus tengara

English Name: Tengara mystus
Bengali Name: Bajari tengra (বাজারি টেংরা), Bujuri tengra (বুজুরি টেংরা), Choto tengra (ছোট টেংরা), Guitta tengra (গুইট্টা টেংরা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Mystus vittatus (Bloch, 1794)

Mystus vittatus

Mystus vittatus

English Name: Striped dwarf catfish
Bengali Name: Tengra (টেংরা)
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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