Category: Fishes | Resource

Lesser Spiny eel: Macrognathus aculeatus

Spiny eel: Macrognathus aculeatus

Spiny eel: Macrognathus aculeatus

 

Synonyms:

Ophidium aculeatum: loch, 1787.

Rhynchodella aculeata: Day, 1878; Day, 1889; Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937.

Macrognathus aculeatus: Smith, 1945; Munro, 1955; Sterba, 1962; Bhuiyan, 1964.

Common name: Spiny eel (English name).

Bangla name: Tara baim.

Taxonomic position:

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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 | 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: Exotic fishes | Fishes | Ornamental fish and Aquarium | Resource | Trade

Past and Present Status, and Prospects of Ornamental Fishes in Bangladesh

Ornamental fishBangladesh is a land of river and she has a diverse fisheries resources. There are 260 freshwater species, 475 marine water species, 24 fresh water prawn species, 36 marine shrimp species and crab, snail, mussel, turtle, etc. in our water body (DoF, 2010). Freshwater aquaculture, coastal …read more

Category: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part M)

Macrognathus aral (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) [ Macrognathus aculeatus ]

Macrognathus aculeatus

Macrognathus aral [Macrognathus aculeatus]

English Name: One-stripe spinyeel Bengali Name: Tara baim (তারা বাইম) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Vulnerable

 

Macrognathus pancalus (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822) Mastacembelus pancalus (Valenciennes, 1832)

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Category: Manpower | Resource | Teachers

Teachers Profile: Imran Parvez

Imran Parvez

Imran Parvez

Assistant Professor Department of Fisheries Biology and Genetics Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU) Dinajpur-5200, Bangladesh

Contact: Phone: 0088-0531-51734 Fax: 0088-0531-61311 Mobile: 0088-01914503031 Email: imran_bau2007 at yahoo dot com and imranfbghstu at gmail dot com

Research Interest:

To know the distribution, abundance, reproductive biology and genetic variability’s of threatened endemic fish species for …read more