Category: Fishes | Resource

Stinging catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1794)

Stinging catfish: Heteropneustes fossilis

Stinging catfish: Heteropneustes fossilis

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Siluroidea Family: Heteropneustidae (Saccobranchidae; Airsac catfishes) Genus: Heteropneustes Species: H. fossilis

Common/local names English: Stinging catfish Bangladesh: Shing (শিং), Shinghi (শিংঘি) and Jiol (জিওল) India: Singee and Sheenee …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 …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: Manpower | Resource | Teachers

Teachers Profile: Md. Mokhlasur Rahman

Md. Mokhlasur Rahman Md. Mokhlasur Rahman

Lecturer Department of Fisheries Biology and Genetics Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Fisheries College Melandah, Jamalpur

Contact: Mobile No. 01722-435444 E-mail: [email protected]

 

Job Experiences:

Scientific officer, a coordinated subproject on Farming System Research and Development at Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Gazipur from 17 September, 2012 …read more

Category: Fisheries Personnel | Manpower | Researcher | Resource

Fisheries Personnel Profile: Suman Mandal

Suman Mandal Suman Mandal Research Assistant Fisheries Potentials in Hilly Areas of Bangladesh Project Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka

Contact: Cell: 88 01777338607 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.zoologybd.webs.com

Work experiences

April, 2012 to Present: Research Assistant, Fisheries Potentials in Hilly Areas of Bangladesh Project (funded by Ministry of Education), …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

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

Category: Academic | Institute | Resource

Institute Profile: Departments under the Faculty of Fisheries, BAU

Department of Fisheries Biology and Genetics:

FBG Laboratory

FBG Laboratory

This department was established in 1996. Currently, there are 13 teachers in the department. The department has so far produced 10 PhD and 176 MS, at present 8 students are enrolled for PhD. Breeding and genetic improvement of fish and other aquatic animals of commercial and recreational importance, cryopreservation of fish …read more