Category: Fishes | Resource

Butter Catfish: Ompok bimaculatus

Butter Catfish: Ompok bimaculatus

Butter Catfish: Ompok bimaculatus

Synonyms: Silurus canio, duda, chechra Hamilton, 1822 Callichrous bimaculatus Day, 1878 Callichrous bimaculatus Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Callichrous bimaculatus Qureshi, 1965 Ompok bimaculatus Munro, 1955 Ompok bimaculatus Bhuiyan, 1964 Ompok bimaculatus Jayaram, 1977

Common name: Butter Catfish …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

Endangered (EN) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Ompok pabda, one of the endangered freshwater fishes of Bangladesh

Ompok pabda, one of the endangered freshwater fishes of Bangladesh

An endangered (EN) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as facing a high risk of extinction in the wild. It is the second highest risk category after critically endangered (CR) assigned by the IUCN …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: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part N-O)

Nandus nandus (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Nandus nandus

Nandus nandus

English Name: Mud perch, Gangetic leaffish, Mottled Nandus Bengali Name: Meni (মেনি), Bheda (ভেদা), Roina (রইনা) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Vulnerable

Nemachilus botia (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822) [Acanthocobitis botia]

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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