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Bengal tongue sole, Cynoglossus cynoglossus (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) Family: Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes) Subfamily: Cynoglossinae Genus: Cynoglossus Species: C. cynoglossus

Common/local names English: Bengal tongue sole and Gangetic tonguesole Bangladesh: Kukur jeeb (কুকুর জিব)

Distributions: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, through the East Indies, to the Philippines (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Synonyms Achirus cynoglossus Hamilton, 1822 Arelia oxyrhynchos (Bleeker, 1851) Arelia …read more

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Largescale tonguesole, Cynoglossus arel (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) Family: Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes) Subfamily: Cynoglossinae Genus: Cynoglossus Species: C. arel

Synonym: Pleuronectes arel Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Common/local names English: Largescale tonguesole Bangladesh: Kukur jeeb (কুকুর জিব)

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Morphology: Body elongate and flat (dorso-ventrally compressed) with two nostrils on ocular side. Dorsal and anal fins confluent with caudal fin. No pectorals, …read more

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Long tongue sole, Cynoglossus lingua Hamilton, 1822

Long tongue sole: Cynoglossus lingua

Long tongue sole: Cynoglossus lingua

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) Family: Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes) Genus: Cyanoglossus Species: C. lingua

Common/local names English: Long tongue sole Bangladesh: Kukur jeeb (কুকুর জিব)

Synonyms Arelia lingua (Hamilton, 1822) Arelia macrorhynchos (Bleeker, …read more