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

 

Pangasianodon hypophthalmus (Sauvage, 1878)

Pangasianodon hypophthalmus

Pangasianodon hypophthalmus

English Name: Sutchi catfish
Bengali Name: Thai pangus (থাই পাঙ্গাস), Bideshi pangus (বিদেশী পাঙ্গাস)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not listed
Habitat Status: Exotic

 

Pangasius pangasius (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Pangasius pangasius

Pangasius pangasius

English Name: Pungas catfish, Yellowtail catfish
Bengali Name: Pangas (পাঙ্গাস), Pungus (পাঙ্গুস), Pungwas (পাঙ্গুয়াস)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Critically endangered

 

Pangia pangia (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Pangio pangia

Pangio pangia

English Name: Indian coolie-loach
Bengali Name: Panga (পাঙ্গা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Parambassis lala (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Parambassis lala

Parambassis lala

English Name: Highfin Glassy Perchlet
Bengali Name: Lal chanda (লাল চান্দা), Ranga chanda (রাঙ্গা চান্দা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not listed

 

Parambassis ranga (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Parambassis ranga

Parambassis ranga

English Name: Indian glassy fish
Bengali Name: Golchanda (গোল চান্দা), Tek chanda (টেক চান্দা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Vulnerable

 

Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Pisodonophis boro

Pisodonophis boro

English Name: Rice-paddy eel
Bengali Name: Bamosh (বামোশ), Boro baim (বোরো বাইম), Kharu (খারু), Hijra (হিজরা), Kecho baim (কেঁচো বাইম), Nol baim (নল বাইম)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Vulnerable

 

Pseudeutropius atherinoides (Bloch, 1794)

Pseudeutropius atherinoides

Pseudeutropius atherinoides

English Name: Indian potasi
Bengali Name: Batasi (বাতাসী) and Patasi (পাতাসী)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Pseudorhombus arsius  (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Pseudorhombus arsius

Pseudorhombus arsius

English Name: Largetooth flounder, Largetooth sand flounder
Bengali Name: Serboti (সরবতি), Bara daitta serbati (বড় দা্ইত্যা সরবতি)
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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