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Flying barb, Esomus danricus (Hamilton, 1822)

Flying barb: Esomus danricus

Flying barb: Esomus danricus

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

Common/local names English: Flying barb Bangladesh: Darkina (দারকিনা), Darki (দারকি) and Darkya (দারক্যা) India: …read more

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Flying barb: Esomus danricus

Flying barb: Esomus danricus

Flying barb: Esomus danricus

Synonyms: Cyprinus danrica Hamilton, 1822 Nuria danrica Day, 1878 Esomus danrica grahami Chaudhuri, 1912 Esomus lineatus AHL, 1924 Esomus vittatus Swainson, 1839 Nuria thermophilos McClelland, 1839 Esomus danricus; Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Rasbora daniconius Munro, 1955

Common name: Flying barb Local name: Darkina, Darka

Taxonomy position: Phylum- Chordata Class-Oesteichthyes Order- …read more

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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

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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 | Haor Fishes | Resource

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

Danio devario (Hamilton, 1822)

Danio devario

Danio devario

English Name: Devario danio, Dind Danio Bengali Name: Chapchela (চাপচেলা), Debari (দেবারী), Chebli (ছিবলী) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Danio rerio (Hamilton, 1822)

Danio rerio…read more

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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

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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