Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Cuchia, Monopterus cuchia (Hamilton, 1822)

 Cuchia for selling

Cuchia for selling

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Synbranchiformes (Swamp eels) Suborder: Synbranchoidei Family: Synbranchidae (Swamp eels) Genus: Monopterus Species: M. cuchia

Common/local names English: Gangetic mud eel, Cuchia Bangladesh: Kuchia (কুচিয়া), Kuicha (কুইচা) and Kunche (কানচি) India: Kuchia (Assam); Kuchia, Cuchia, and Kunche (West Bengal); Anayabaam and Cuchia …read more

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) categories.

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Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Vulnerable (VU) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Wallago attu, one of the Vulnerable (VU) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Wallago attu, one of the Vulnerable (VU) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

A vulnerable (VU) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as facing a high risk of endangerment in the wild. It is the third highest risk category after Critically Endangered (CR) and Endangered …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: Manpower | Resource | Teachers

Fisheries Teacher Profile: Md. Mofizur Rahman

Md. Mofizur Rahman

Md. Mofizur Rahman Assistant Professor Department of Fisheries and Marine Science Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU). Sonapur, Noakhali-3814, Bangladesh. Web: www.nstu.edu.bd

Contact: Phone: +088-0321-71484 Fax: +088-0321-62788 Cell: +8801712516953 Email: ripondu31184@yahoo.com or riponfisheries@gmail.com

Career Objective: Education, Teaching and Research in Fisheries Science

 

Professional and Research Experiences

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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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