Category: Fishes | Resource

Indian torrent catfish, Amblyceps mangois (Hamilton, 1822)

Indian torrent catfish, Amblyceps mangois

Indian torrent catfish, Amblyceps mangois

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfish) Family: Amblycipitidae (Torrent catfishes) Genus: Amblyceps Species: A. mangois

Synonyms Pimelodus mangois Hamilton, 1822 Pimelodus indicus McClelland, 1842

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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.

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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 list, …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)

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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 area …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Freshwater and Estuarine Fishes of Bangladesh

Freshwater and Estuarine Fishes: General parameter to differentiate freshwater from estuarine habitat is the salinity level of water. Freshwater contains less than 0.5 ppt (Parts Per Thousand) salinity whereas estuarine water contains moderate salinity (generally 14-17 ppt). We can easily define freshwater and estuarine fish species in such ways that “fishes live in freshwater habitats are called freshwater fish and fishes live in estuarine habitat are called estuarine fishes.”

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