Category: Fishes | Resource

Asian cory, Chandramara chandramara (Hamilton, 1822)

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

Synonyms Pimelodus chandramara Hamilton, 1822 Rama chandramara (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Asian cory Bangladesh: Futki guri (ফুটকী গুড়ি) and Gura tengra (গুড়া টেংরা) India: Kucho tengara (West Bengal) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Distributions: Bangladesh and India (North Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya and Uttar Pradesh) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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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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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-C)

Catla catla (Hamilton, 1822)

Catla catla

Catla catla

English Name: Catla Bengali Name: Catla (কাতলা), Katol (কাতল) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Chaca chaca (Hamilton, 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: Manpower | Resource | Teachers

Teachers Profile: Professor Dr. ABM Mohsin

ABM Mohsin

Dr. A.B.M. Mohsin Professor Department of Fisheries University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

E-mail: abmmohsin Web: http://dept.ru.ac.bd/fish/index.php/faculty/abm

Research Interest: Fish diversity

Major responsibilities: at a glance

Preparing and delivering theoretical lectures Demonstrating practical classes Monitoring class tests and …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.”

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