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Necktie loach: Botia dario

Necktie loach: Botia dario

Necktie loach: Botia dario

Synonyms: Cobitis dario Hamilton, 1822 Botio dario Day, 1878 Botio dario Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Botio dario Bhuiyan, 1964

Common name: Necktie loach, Queen loach, Bengal loach Local name: Rani, bau, putul, Beti

Taxonomy position: Phylum- …read more

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Bengal loach: Botia dario (Hamilton, 1822)

Bengal loach: Botia dario

Bengal loach: Botia dario

Systematic position: Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cobitidae (loaches) Genus: Botia Species: B. dario

Synonyms: Cobitis dario (Hamilton, 1822), Botia geto (Hamilton, 1822), Canthophrys flavicauda (Swainson, 1839), Canthophrys zebra (Swainson, 1839), Diacanthus flavicauda (Swainson, 1839), Diacanthus zebra (Swainson, 1839).

Common/Local names: Bou, Rani, Beti …read more

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Hora loach, Botia dayi Hora, 1932

Hora loach: Botia dayi

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cobitidae (Loaches) Subfamily: Botiinae Genus: Botia Species: B. dayi

Common/Local name English: Hora loach Bangladesh: Rani (রাণি), Bou (বউ), Betangi (বেতাঙ্গি) and Betee (বেটি) India: Botya loach (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Distributions: Bangladesh, Pakistan (Indus drainage) and India (Darjeeling Himalaya nd Brahmaputra drainage of Assam) (Bhuiyan, 1964; …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) …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Endangered (EN) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Ompok pabda, one of the endangered freshwater fishes of Bangladesh

Ompok pabda, one of the endangered freshwater fishes of Bangladesh

An endangered (EN) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as facing a high risk of extinction in the wild. It is the second highest risk category after critically endangered (CR) assigned by the …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