Category: Fishes | Resource

Aspidoparia, Aspidoparia morar (Hamilton, 1822)

Aspidoparia morar

Aspidoparia, Aspidoparia morar

Systematic position Class- Actinopterygii Order- Cypriniformes Family- Cyprinidae Genus- Aspidoparia Species- A. morar

Synonyms Cyprinus morar Hamilton, 1822 Leuciscus morar (Hamilton, 1822) Morara morar (Hamilton, 1822) Aspidoparia sardina Heckel, 1847

English name: Aspidoparia

Local names: Pioly (পিওলী), Morar (মোরার), …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Threatened Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Distribution of Threatened Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

Distribution of Threatened Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

Threatened species are any species which are vulnerable to endangerment in the near future. It includes Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) and Vulnerable (VU) categories.

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Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Vulnerable (VU) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Wallago attu, one of the Vulnerable (VU) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Wallago attu, one of the Vulnerable (VU) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

A vulnerable (VU) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as facing a high risk of endangerment in the wild. It is the third highest risk category after Critically Endangered (CR) and Endangered …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 list, …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)

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Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Habitat of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh: Order Cypriniformes

The place in where particular plants or animals live is known as habitat. Within the habitat, organism occupies different niches. A niche is the functional role of a species in a community. Habitat is a place where species get what they need to survive food, water, cover, and a place to rare young. There are 265 species under 154 genera and 55 families (Rahman, 2005) found in Bangladesh and they …read more