Category: Fishes | Resource

Coitor croaker, Johnius coitor (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers) Genus: Johnius Species: J. coitor

Synonyms Bola coitor Hamilton, 1822 Sciaena coitor (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Coitor croaker Bangladesh: Koitor (কইতর), Koitor poa (কইতর পোয়া) and Decre poa (ডিক্রি পোয়া)

Distributions: Bangladesh, east coast of India, Myanmar, through the East Indies, to east coast of Australia (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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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.

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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: 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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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 …read more

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 …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