Category: Fishes | Resource

Walking catfish, Clarias batrachus (Linneaeus, 1758)

Walking catfish: Clarias batrachus

Walking catfish: Clarias batrachus

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Siluroidea Family: Clariidae (Airbreathing catfishes) Genus: Clarias Species: C. batrachus

Synonyms Clarias assamensis Day, 1877 Clarias punctatus Valenciennes, 1840 Silurus batrachus Linneaeus, 1758

Common/local names English: Magur, Walking …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.

According to IUCN …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 …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: Academic | Institute | Resource

Institute Profile: Departments under the Faculty of Fisheries, BAU

Department of Fisheries Biology and Genetics:

FBG Laboratory

FBG Laboratory

This department was established in 1996. Currently, there are 13 teachers in the department. The department has so far produced 10 PhD and 176 MS, at present 8 students are enrolled for PhD. Breeding and genetic improvement of fish and other aquatic animals of commercial and recreational importance, cryopreservation of fish …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 | Haor Fishes | Resource

Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part-C2)

 

Chitala chitala (Hamilton, 1822)

Chitala chitala

Chitala chitala

English Name: Humped featherback, Clown knifefish Bengali Name: Chital (চিতল) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Cirrhinus cirrhosus (Bloch, 1795)

Cirrhinus cirrhosus…read more