Category: Fishes | Resource

Gang tengra, Gagata youssoufi Ataur Rahman, 1976

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Sisoroidea Family: Sisoridae (Bagariidae; Sisorid catfishes) Subfamily: Sisorinae Genus: Gagata Species: G. youssoufi

Synonyms: No synonyms

Local name: Gang tengra (গাং টেংরা)

Distributions: Name of place or country will go here, not the name of water body (Reference required).

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

Morphology: Body elongate with arched dorsal and ventral profile, head …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: Journal | Publication

Journal Profile: University Journal of Zoology

Cover page of University Journal of Zoology vol. 28

Cover page of University Journal of Zoology vol. 28

University Journal of Zoology is published by Rajshahi University Zoological Society, Department of Zoology, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh. The ISSN is 1023-6104.

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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