Category: Fishes | Resource

Menoda catfish: Hemibagrus menoda (Hamilton, 1822)

Menoda catfish: Hemibagrus menoda

Menoda catfish: Hemibagrus menoda

Systematic position Class: Actinopterigii Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes) Genus: Hemibargus Species: H. menoda

Common/Local names: Menoda catfish (Fishbase), Golsa-tengra, Arwari, koune, koune magur, Gagor, Gang magur (Bangladesh), Gagol, Ghagla, Arr-tengra, Belaunda, …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 (CR), …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 list, …read more

Category: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part H-J)

 

Hemibagrus menoda (Hamilton, 1822)

Hemibagrus menoda

Hemibagrus menoda

English Name: Menoda catfish Bengali Name: Golsa-tengra (গোলসা টেংরা), Arwari (আরওয়ারী), koune (কোউনি), koune magur (কোউনি মাগুর), Gagor (গাগর), Gang magur (গাং মাগুর) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not-threatened

 

Heteropneustestes fossilis (Bloch, 1794)

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Category: Book | Publication

Book profile- Introduction to fish species diversity: Sunamganj haor region within CBRMP’s working area

Cover page of "Introduction to fish species diversity"

Cover page of “Introduction to fish species diversity”

“Introduction to fish species diversity: Sunamganj haor region within CBRMP’s working area” presents mainly a checklist of fish species of Sunamganj haor region within CBRMP’s working area …read more

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