Category: Fishes | Resource

Garua Bachcha, Clupisoma garua (Hamilton, 1822)

Garua Bachcha, Clupisoma garua

Garua Bachcha, Clupisoma garua

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Schilbeidae (Schilbid catfishes) Genus: Clupisoma Species: C. garua

Synonyms Silurus garua (Hamilton, 1822) Schilbeichthys garua (Hamilton, 1822) Clupisoma argentata (Swainson, …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

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-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

Category: Fishes | Resource

Fishes of the River Halda

River Halda

River Halda

Bangladesh is a riverine country and more than 700 rivers are present in this country (BFRI, 2007). In ancient time river was the main source of fishes from where people consume and mitigate their demand. Fishes bred and live in river without facing problems. There are four stock of Indian major carps are …read more