Category: Fishes | Resource

Striped Spiny Eel: Mastacembelus pancalus (Hamilton, 1822)

Striped Spiny Eel: Mastacembelus pancalus

Striped Spiny Eel: Mastacembelus pancalus

Systematic position:

Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Mastacembeliformes (Spiny eels) Family: Mastacembelidae Genus: Mastacembelus Species: M. pancalus

Synonyms: Macrognathus pancalus (Hamilton, 1822), Mastacembelus punctatus (Valenciennes, 1832).

Common names:

In Bangladesh: Guchi, Pankal, Turi and Chirka

English: Striped spiny eel and Barred spiny eel.

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Category: Fishes | Resource

Striped spiny eel: Mastacembelus pancalus

Striped spiny eel: Mastacembelus pancalus

Striped spiny eel: Mastacembelus pancalus

Synonyms:

Macrognathus pancalus: Hamilton, 1822.

Mastacembelus pancalus: Day, 1878; Day, 1889; Ahmad, N. 1943; Bhuiyan, 1964; Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937.

Common name: Striped spiny eel (English name).

Bangla name: Guchi, Turi, Chirka, Pankal.

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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 list, …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: 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 area …read more