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Mola carplet: Amblypharyngodon mola

Mola carplet: Amblypharyngodon mola

Mola carplet: Amblypharyngodon mola

Synonyms:

Cyprinus mola Hamilton, 1822

Amblypharyngodon mola Day, 1878

Amblypharyngodon mola Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937

Amblypharyngodon mola. Bhuiyan, 1964

Amblypharyngodon mola. Qureshi, 1965

 

Common name: Mola carplet, Pale carplet

Local name: Mola, Moua, Moah

Taxonomy position:

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Mola carplet: Amblypharyngodon mola (Hamilton, 1822)

Mola carplet: Amblypharyngodon mola

Mola carplet: Amblypharyngodon mola

Systematic position: Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Carps and minnows) Genus: Amblypharyngodon Species: A. mola

Synonyms: Amblypharyngodon pellucidus (McClelland, 1839), Leuciscus pellucidus (McClelland, 1839), Cyprinus mola (Hamilton, 1822), Leuciscus mola (Hamilton, 1822), Mola buchanani (Blyth, 1860), Amblypharyngodon saranensis (Chaudhuri, 1912).

Common/Local names: Mola, …read more

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Indian Carplet, Amblypharyngodon microlepis (Bleeker, 1854)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Genus: Amblypharyngodon Species: A. microlepis

Synonyms Leuciscus microlepis Bleeker, 1854 Leuciscus pellucidus McClelland, 1839

Common/local names English: Indian carplet Bangladesh: Mola (মলা) India: Mola, Dhawai, Makhni and Oori.

Distribution: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989) and India (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Morphology: Body elongate and compressed, abdomen rounded. …read more

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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

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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

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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: Exotic fishes | Fishes | Ornamental fish and Aquarium | Resource | Trade

Past and Present Status, and Prospects of Ornamental Fishes in Bangladesh

Ornamental fishBangladesh is a land of river and she has a diverse fisheries resources. There are 260 freshwater species, 475 marine water species, 24 fresh water prawn species, 36 marine shrimp species and crab, snail, mussel, turtle, etc. in our water body (DoF, 2010). Freshwater aquaculture, …read more