Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Indian glass barb, Laubuca laubuca (Hamilton, 1822)

Indian glass barb, Laubuca laubuca

Indian glass barb, Laubuca laubuca

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) Subfamily: Rasborinae (=Danioninae) Genus: Laubuca Species: L. laubuca

Synonyms Chela huae (Tirant, 1883) Chela laubuca (Hamilton, 1822) Clupea huae Tirant, 1883 Cyprinus laubuca (Hamilton, 1822) Danio menoni Barman, 1986 Laubuca guttatus (McClelland, 1839) Laubuca siamensis Fowler, 1939 …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Silver hatchet chela, Chela cachius (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position (Nelson 2006) Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) Subfamily: Rasborinae (=Danioninae) Genus: Chela Species: C. cachius

Synonyms Cachius atpar (Hamilton, 1822) Chela anastoma (Swainson, 1839) Chela atpar (Hamilton, 1822) Cyprinus atpar Hamilton, 1822 Cyprinus cachius Hamilton, 1822 Laubuca atpar (Hamilton, 1822) Leuciscus anastoma Swainson, 1839 Leuciscus atpar (Hamilton, 1822) Leuciscus cachius (Hamilton, 1822) Paradanio elegans Day, 1867 Perilampus …read more

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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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

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

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

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