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Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part P2)

 

Puntius chonchonius (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Puntius conchonius

Puntius conchonius

English Name: Rosy barb, Red barb
Bengali Name: Kanchan punti (কাঞ্চন পুঁটি), Punti (পুঁটি) and Taka punti (টাকা পুঁটি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not Threatened

 

Puntius cosuatis (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)
Oreichthys cosuatis (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Puntius cosuatis

Puntius cosuatis

English Name: Kosuati barb
Bengali Name: Kosbati punti (কোস্বাটি পুঁটি), Kosuati (কসুয়াটি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Puntius gelius (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Puntius gelius

Puntius gelius

English Name: Golden barb, Golden dwarf barb
Bengali Name: Jelly puti (জেলি পুঁটি), Gili puti (গিলি পুঁটি), Khudi puti (খুদি পুঁটি), Dor puti (ডর পুঁটি) and Puti (পুঁটি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Data Deficient

 

Puntius guganio (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Puntius guganio

Puntius guganio

English Name: Glass-barb
Bengali Name: Punti (পুঁটি) and Mola punti (মলা পুঁটি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Puntius phutunio (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Puntius phutunio

Puntius phutunio

English Name: Dwarf barb, Pigmy barb, Spottedsail barb
Bengali Name: Phutani punti (ফুটানি পুঁটি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not Threatened

 

Puntius sophore (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Puntius sophore

Puntius sophore

English Name: Spot-fin swamp barb
Bengali Name: Punti (পুঁটি), Jat punti (জাত পুঁটি), Vadi punti (ভাদি পুঁটি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not Threatened

 

Puntius terio (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Puntius terio

Puntius terio

English Name:  Onespot barb
Bengali Name: Teri puti (টেরি পুঁটি) and Puti (পুঁটি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not Threatened

 

Puntius ticto (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Puntius ticto

Puntius ticto

English Name: Ticto barb, Firefin barb, Two-spot barb
Bengali Name: Tit punti (তিত পুঁটি)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: vulnerable

 

Pygocentrus nattereri  Kner, 1858

Pygocentrus nattereri

Pygocentrus nattereri

English Name: Red-bellied piranha
Bengali Name: Lal piranha (লাল পিরানহা)
IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not listed
Habitat Status: Exotic

 

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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