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Spotfin swamp barb: Puntius sophore

Spotfin swamp barb: Puntius sophore

Spotfin swamp barb: Puntius sophore

Synonyms: Cyprinus sophore Hamilton, 1822 Barbus stigma Day, 1878 Barbus stigma Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Barbus(puntius) sophore Bhuiyan, 1964 Barbus(puntius) sophore Qureshi, 1965 Puntius sophore Menon, 1974

Common name: Spotfin swamp barb Local name: Punti, jati-punti

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Spot-fin swamp barb: Puntius sophore

Spot-fin swamp barb: Puntius sophore

Spot-fin swamp barb: Puntius sophore

Synonyms:

Cyprinus sophore: Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822.

Leuciscus stigma: Valenciennes, 1844.

Barbus stigma: Day, 1878, 1889; Shaw and Shebberare, 1937.

Barbus (Puntius) sophore: Bhuiyan, 1964; Qureshi, 1965.

Puntius stigma: Rahman, 1974.

Puntius sophore: Menon, 1974.

Common name: Spot-fin swamp barb …read more

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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 …read more

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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

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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: Fish Disease and Health | Management

Photofeature: EUS disease affected fishes of haor area

This feature presents some photographs of Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome (EUS) or Red Spot disease affected fishes of different beels of Sunamganj haor area. Photograph 01

EUS affected Anabas testudineus

EUS affected Anabas testudineus

Anabas testudineus (Bloch, 1792) English Name: Climbing …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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