Category: Fishes | Resource

Kosuati barb, Oreichthys cosuatis (Hamilton, 1822)

Kosuati barb, Oreichthys cosuatis (Hamilton, 1822)

Kosuati barb, Oreichthys cosuatis (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Genus: Oreichthys Species: O. cosuatis

Synonyms

Barbus cosuatis (Hamilton, 1822) Cyprinus cosuatis Hamilton, 1822 Leuciscus cosuatis (Hamilton, 1822) Oreichthys cosuatis (Hamilton, 1822) Puntius coorgensis Jayaram, 1982 Puntius cosuatis (Hamilton, 1822) Rohtee pangut Sykes, …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) …read more

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 …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 …read more

Category: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part P2)

 

Puntius chonchonius (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Puntius conchonius

Puntius conchonius

English Name: Rosy barb, Red barb Bengali Name: Kanchan punti (কাঞ্চন পুঁটি), Punti (পুঁটি) and Taka punti (টাকা পুঁটি) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not Threatened

 

Puntius cosuatis (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822) Oreichthys cosuatis (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

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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 …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