Category: Fishes | Resource

Tengara mystus, Mystus tengara (Hamilton, 1822)

Tengara mystus, Mystus tengara

Tengara mystus, Mystus tengara

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

Synonyms Macrones tengara (Hamilton, 1822) Pimelodus carcio Hamilton, 1822 Pimelodus tengara Hamilton, 1822

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Striped Dwarf Catfish: Mystus vittatus (Bloch, 1794)

Striped Dwarf Catfish: Mystus vittatus

Striped Dwarf Catfish: Mystus vittatus

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Bagroidea Family: Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes) Genus: Mystus Species: M. vittatus

Synonyms Aoria vittatus (Bloch, 1794) Bagrus vittatus (Bloch, 1794) Macrones vittatus (Bloch, 1794) Mystus vittatus vittatus (Bloch, 1794) Silurus vittatus Bloch, 1794

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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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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 | 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, …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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