Category: Fishes | Resource

Conta catfish, Conta conta (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Sisoroidea Family: Erethistidae (Erethistid catfishes) Genus: Conta Species: C. conta

Synonyms Conta elongata (Day, 1872) Erethistes elongata (Day, 1872) Hara conta (Hamilton, 1822) Hara elongata Day, 1872 Pimelodus conta Hamilton, 1822

Common/local names English: Conta catfish India: Bot-tengara and Kutkant (West Bengal) (Tawlar and Jhingran, 1991).

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005); India (base of Himalaya in the …read more

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Category: Food fish | Management | Marketing | Trade

Fish Carrying Containers in the Fish Markets of Rajshahi City Corporation

Transportation of fish should be very effective for proper distribution of fishes to the consumers. It is an important aspect of fisheries as both live and preserved fishes can be transported from one place to another as per requirements. In Bangladesh everyday huge number of fisheries items are being caught both from inland and marine water resources. But lack of proper preservation and transportation facilities, a noticeable amount of fishes …read more

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 …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 | 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: Law | Publication

Fish and Fish Products (Inspection and Quality Control) Ordinance, 1983

THE FISH AND FISH PRODUCTS (INSPECTION AND QUALITY CONTROL) ORDINANCE, 1983 (ORDINANCE NO. XX OF 1983).

An Ordinance to provide for inspection and quality control of fish and fish products.

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for inspection and quality control of fish and fish products and for matters ancillary thereto;

NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the 24th March, 1982, and in exercise of all powers enabling …read more