Category: Fishes | Resource

Gangetic ailia, Ailia coila (Hamilton, 1822)

Gangetic ailia, Ailia coila

Gangetic ailia, Ailia coila

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Schilbeidae (Schilbid catfishes) Genus: Ailia Species: A. coila

Synonyms Acanthonotus hardwickii Gray, 1830 Ailia affinis Günther, 1864 …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Jamuna ailia, Ailiichthys punctata Day, 1872

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Schilbidae (Schilbeid catfishes) Genus: Ailiichthys Species: A. punctata

Synonym: Ailia punctata (Day, 1872)

Common/local names English: Jamuna ailia Bangladesh: Kajuli (কাজুলী) and Baspata (বাশপাতা).

Distribution: Bangladesh, India and Pakistan (Bhuiyan, 1964).

Conservation status: Vulnerable in Bangladesh due to lack of awareness and habitat loss (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Morphology: The body is elongated and deeply compressed. Mouth sub-inferior and …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Least Concern (LC) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Tenualosa ilisha, one of the Least Concern (LC) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Tenualosa ilisha, one of the Least Concern (LC) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

A Least Concern (LC) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as likely lowest risk, widespread, abundant taxon and does not qualify for a more at-risk category.

According to IUCN …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

List of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh and their conservation status

Conservation status of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (According to IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

Conservation status of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (According to IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

List of freshwater fishes of Bangladesh including their local conservation status (IUCN 2015a and b) are given below. In the …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Fin Fishes of the River Choto Jamuna

River Choto Jamuna is an important and well-known river in Northern Bangladesh and one of the major distributaries of the River Atrai. This river contributes much in terms of fish production and source of income for many fishermen living beside this river. A total of 63 species of fishes have been recorded belonging to 41 genera, 23 families and 9 orders (Galib et al 2013). However …read more

Category: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

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

Ailia coila (Hamilton, 1822)

Ailia coila

Ailia coila

English Name: Gangetic ailia Bengali Name: Kajuli (কাজুলি) and Baspata (বাঁশপাতা). IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Amblyceps mangois (Hamilton, 1822)

Amblyceps mangois…read more

Category: Book | Publication

Book profile- Introduction to fish species diversity: Sunamganj haor region within CBRMP’s working area

Cover page of "Introduction to fish species diversity"

Cover page of “Introduction to fish species diversity”

“Introduction to fish species diversity: Sunamganj haor region within CBRMP’s working area” presents mainly a checklist of fish species of Sunamganj haor region within CBRMP’s working …read more