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

Nandus nandus (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Nandus nandus

Nandus nandus

English Name: Mud perch, Gangetic leaffish, Mottled Nandus
Bengali Name: Meni (মেনি), Bheda (ভেদা), Roina (রইনা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Vulnerable

Nemachilus botia (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)
[Acanthocobitis botia]

Nemachilus botia

Nemachilus botia

English Name: Mottled loach, Zipper loach, Sand loach
Bengali Name: Balichata (বালিচাটা), Biltari (বিলতারি) and Natwa (নটোয়া)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Data deficient

 

Nemachilus  zonalternans (Blyth, 1860)
[ Acanthocobitis zonalternans ]

Nemachilus  zonalternans

Nemachilus zonalternans

English Name: River loach
Bengali Name: Gutum (গুতুম), Gutea (গুতে), Gutia (গুতিয়া), Kholoi muchuri (খলই মুচুরি), Balichata (বালিচাটা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Data deficient

 

Notopterus notopterus  (Pallas, 1769)

Notopterus notopterus

Notopterus notopterus

English Name: Grey featherback, bronze featherback
Bengali Name: Foli (ফলি) and Pholoi (ফলুই)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Vulnerable

 

Olyra longicaudata  (Chaudhuri, 1912)
[ Olyra kempi ]

Olyra longicaudata

Olyra longicaudata

English Name: Himalayan olyra, Bannertail catfish, Longtail catfish
Bengali Name: Bot shingi (বট শিঙ্গি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Data deficient

 

Ompok bimaculatus (Bloch, 1797)

Ompok bimaculatus

Ompok bimaculatus

English Name: Butter Catfish
Bengali Name: Kani pabda (কানি পাবদা), boali pabda (বোয়ালী পাবদা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Ompok pabda  (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Ompok pabda

Ompok pabda

English Name: Pabdah catfish
Bengali Name:  Madhu pabda (মধু পাবদা) and Pabda (পাবদা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Ompok pabo (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Ompok pabo

Ompok pabo

English Name:  Pabo catfish
Bengali Name:  Pabda (পাবদা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Oreochromis mossambicus

Oreochromis mossambicus

Oreochromis mossambicus

English Name: Mozambique Tilapia
Bengali Name: Tilapia (তেলাপিয়া)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not listed
Habitat status: Exotic

 

Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Oreochromis niloticus

Oreochromis niloticus

English Name: Nile tilapia
Bengali Name:  Nilotica (নাইলোটিকা), Nile tilapia (নীল তেলাপিয়া), Lilotica (লাইলোটিকা), Lalontica (লালনটিকা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not listed
Habitat status: Exotic

 

Oryzias melastigma  (McClelland, 1839)
Oryzias melastigmus

Oryzias melastigma

Oryzias melastigma

English Name: Estuarine ricefish
Bengali Name: Bechi (বেচি) and Kanpona (কানপোনা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Data deficient

 

Osteobrama cotio  (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Osteobrama cotio

Osteobrama cotio

English Name:  Cotio
Bengali Name: Dhela (ঢেলা), Mou (মউ), Moa (মোয়া), Keti (কেটি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

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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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