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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: Darikana …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- Cypriniformes …read more

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Data Deficient (DD) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Barilius barila, one of the Data Deficient (DD) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Barilius barila, one of the Data Deficient (DD) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

A Data Deficient (DD) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as not enough data to make an assessment of its risk of extinction.

According to IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b) two …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 list, …read more

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Extinct Fishes of Bangladesh

Labeo dyocheilus

Labeo dyocheilus

Thirty species of fishes have been listed as extinct in inland waterbodies specially rivers of Bangladesh (Hossain, 2014). Famous Bangladeshi fisheries biodiversity scientist Dr. Hossain (Dr. Mostafa Ali Reza Hossain, Professor of Fisheries Biology and Genetics, BAU) also reported that more than hundred species of riverine fishes have been gone to under threat to extinct. According to Hossain (2014), a list …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 found …read more