Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Batchwa vacha, Eutropiichthys vacha (Hamilton, 1822)

Batchwa vacha: Eutropiichthys vacha

Batchwa vacha: Eutropiichthys vacha

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Schilbeidae (Schilbid catfishes) Genus: Eutropiichthys Species: E. vacha

Synonyms Bagrus vacha (Hamilton, 1822) Pachypterus punctatus Swainson, 1839 …read more

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Murius vacha, Eutropiichthys murius (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Schilbeidae (Schilbid catfishes) Genus: Eutropiichthys Species: E. murius

Synonyms Clupisoma murius (Hamilton, 1822) Eutropius murius (Hamilton, 1822) Pimelodus murius Hamilton, 1822 Pseudeutropius murius (Hamilton, 1822) Pseudeutropius murius batarensis Shrestha, 1980

Common/local names English: Murius vacha and Indus garua Bangladesh: Muri bacha (মুরি বাচা) and Motash (মোটাশ) India: Motusi and Muribache (West Bengal); Golmuhi and Butchua (Bihar); Dhungi (Punjab) …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

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 Bangladesh …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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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

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Fishes of the river Padma near Rajshahi, Bangladesh: Part-5

A survey has been carried out in order to explore the existing fish fauna of the river Padma near Rajshahi. One species of Chondrichthyes and 72 species of Osteichthyes of fishes were recorded. Details are given in Fish and Other Fisheries Items of the river Padma Near Rajshahi of Bangladesh.

The photograph, taxonomic position, Scientific name, Local name, Availability, reproduction and breeding season of the recorded species are presented …read more

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Threatened to Extinct Fishes of Bangladesh

Threatened to extinct fishes of Bangladesh: The IUCN Bangladesh (2000) has made a list of threatened to extinct fishes of Bangladesh. These species are considered as threatened fishes of Bangladesh. The National Categories of Threatened Animals are based on the Global Threatened Categories of IUCN. Bangladesh National Criteria were developed on the basis of qualitative data due to the lack of quantitative ones. The National Categories and Criteria …read more