Category: Fishes | Resource

Kerala mystus, Mystus armatus (Day, 1865)

Systematic position Class: Actinopterygii (Ray- finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Bagridae (Bagrid fishes) Genus: Mystus Species: M. armatus

Synonyms Aoria armatus (Day, 1865) Hypselobagrus armatus (Day, 1865) Macrones armatus Day, 1865

Local/common names English: Kerala mystus Bangladesh: Tengra (টেংরা) India: Cuaree and Karee (Kerala) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Distributions: India (Wynaad range of hills, Western Ghats and Nagaland), probably in lower Myanmar (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991) and Sylhet hills …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Data Deficient (DD) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Barilius barila, one of the Data Deficient (DD) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Barilius barila, one of the Data Deficient (DD) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

A Data Deficient (DD) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as not enough data to make an assessment of its risk of extinction.

According to IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b) two …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 | 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

Category: Fishes | Resource

Freshwater and Estuarine Fishes of Bangladesh

Freshwater and Estuarine Fishes: General parameter to differentiate freshwater from estuarine habitat is the salinity level of water. Freshwater contains less than 0.5 ppt (Parts Per Thousand) salinity whereas estuarine water contains moderate salinity (generally 14-17 ppt). We can easily define freshwater and estuarine fish species in such ways that “fishes live in freshwater habitats are called freshwater fish and fishes live in estuarine habitat are called estuarine fishes.”

But, …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 Bangladesh …read more