Category: Fishes | Resource

Guntea loach: Lepidocephalichthys guntea

Guntea loach: Lepidocephalichthys guntea

Guntea loach: Lepidocephalichthys guntea

Synonyms: Cobitis guntea Hamilton, 1822 Lepidocephalus guntea Day, 1878 Lepidocephalus guntea Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Lepidocephalus guntea Qureshi, 1965 Lepidocephalus guntea Menon, 1974

Common name: Guntea loach Local name: Gutum, puiya

Taxonomy position: Phylum- Chordata Class-Oesteichthyes …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Guntea Loach: Lepidocephalus guntea (Hamilton, 1822)

 

Guntea loach: Lepidocephalus guntea

Guntea loach: Lepidocephalus guntea

Systematic position: Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cobitidae (Loaches) Genus: Lepidocephalus Species: L. guntea

Synonyms: Canthophrys olivaceus Swainson, 1839; Canthophrys vittatus Swainson, 1839; Cobitis balgara Hamilton, 1822; Cobitis guntea Hamilton, 1822; Cobitis maya Sykes, 1839; Cobitis phoxocheila McClelland, 1839; Lepidocephalichthys balgara (Hamilton, …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: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part K-L)

 

Labeo angra (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Labeo angra

Labeo angra

English Name: Angra labeo Bengali Name: Kharsa (খরসা), Angrot (অ্যাংরট), Kharish (খরিস) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Labeo bata (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Labeo bata…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: 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