Category: Fishes | Resource

Boga labeo: Labeo boga

Boga labeo: Labeo boga

Boga labeo: Labeo boga

Synonyms:

Cyprinus boga: Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822.

Labeo boga: Day, 1878, 1889; Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937; Jayaram et al., 1982

Common name: Boga labeo (English name)

Bangla name: Vangon, Vangan bata

Taxonomic position:

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Osteichthyes

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Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Threatened Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Distribution of Threatened Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

Distribution of Threatened Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

Threatened species are any species which are vulnerable to endangerment in the near future. It includes Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) and Vulnerable (VU) …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Critically Endangered (CR) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Bagarius bagarius, one of the critically endangered (CR) freshwater fishes of bangladesh

Bagarius bagarius, one of the critically endangered (CR) freshwater fishes of Bangladesh [Photo by Sharmin Siddique Bhuiyan]

A critically endangered (CR) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild. It is …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: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Habitat of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh: Order Cypriniformes

The place in where particular plants or animals live is known as habitat. Within the habitat, organism occupies different niches. A niche is the functional role of a species in a community. Habitat is a place where species get what they need to survive food, water, cover, and a place to rare young. There are 265 species under 154 genera and 55 families (Rahman, 2005) found in Bangladesh and they …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

Fishes of the river Padma near Rajshahi, Bangladesh: Part-3

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