Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Gangetic scissortail rasbora, Rasbora rasbora (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) Subfamily: Rasborinae Genus: Rasbora Species: R. rasbora

Synonyms Cyprinus rasbora Hamilton, 1822 Leuciscus microcephalus Jerdon, 1849 Leuciscus presbyter Valenciennes, 1844 Leuciscus rasbora Hamilton, 1822 Leuciscus xanthogrammae Jerdon, 1849 Leuciscus xanthogramme Jerdon, 1849 Rasbora buchanani Bleeker, 1860

Common/local names English: Gangetic scissortail rasbora Bangladesh: Darkina (দারকিনা) and Leuzza darkina (ল্যাইজ্জা দারকিনা)

Distributions: Bangladesh, India (Gangetic …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Bengala barb, Megarasbora elanga (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) Subfamily: Rasborinae Genus: Megarasbora Species: M. elanga

Synonyms Bengala elanga (Hamilton, 1822) Cyprinus elanga (Hamilton, 1822) Leuciscus elanga Hamilton, 1822 Rasbora elanga (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Bengala barb and Bengal barb Bangladesh: Along (এলাং), Etang (ইটঙ) and Sephalia (সেফালিয়া)

Distributions: Bangladesh, India (West Bengal and Assam) and Myanmar (Bhuiyan, 1964).

Conservation status: Endangered …read more

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Slender rasbora, Rasbora daniconius (Hamilton, 1822)

Slender rasbora, Rasbora daniconius

Slender rasbora, Rasbora daniconius

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) Subfamily: Rasborinae Genus: Rasbora Species: R. daniconius

Synonyms Cyprinus anjana Hamilton, 1822 Cyprinus daniconius Hamilton, 1822 Leuciscus anjana (Hamilton, 1822) Leuciscus dandia Valenciennes, 1844 Leuciscus daniconius (Hamilton, 1822) Leuciscus flavus Jerdon, 1849 Leuciscus lateralis McClelland, 1839 Leuciscus malabaricus Jerdon, 1849 …read more