Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Badis, Badis badis (Hamilton, 1822)

Badis: Badis badis

Badis: Badis badis

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Nandidae (Asian leaffishes) Subfamily: Badinae Genus: Badis Species: B. badis

Synonyms Badis buchanani Bleeker, 1853 Cychla fasciata (Swainson, 1839) Labrus badis Hamilton, 1822 Labrus fasciata Swainson, 1839

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Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Near Threatened (NT) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Osteobrama cotio, one of the Near Threatened (NT) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Osteobrama cotio, one of the Near Threatened (NT) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

A Near Threatened (NT) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as likely to become endangered in the near future. It is the fourth highest risk category after Critically Endangered (CR), …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 list, …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, coastal …read more

Category: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

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

Badis badis (Hamilton, 1822)

Badis badis

Badis badis

English Name: Badis, Dwarf chameleon fish Bengali Name: Koi bandi (কই বান্দি), Napit koi (নাপিত কই), Kala koi (কালা কই), Bot koi (বোট কই) and Napit (নাপিত) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Bagarius bagarius (Hamilton, 1822)

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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.”

But, …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Threatened to Extinct Fishes of Bangladesh

Threatened to extinct fishes of Bangladesh: The IUCN Bangladesh (2000) has made a list of threatened to extinct fishes of Bangladesh. These species are considered as threatened fishes of Bangladesh. The National Categories of Threatened Animals are based on the Global Threatened Categories of IUCN. Bangladesh National Criteria were developed on the basis of qualitative data due to the lack of quantitative ones. The National Categories and Criteria …read more