Category: Fishes | Resource

Gora chela, Securicula gora (Hamilton, 1822)

Gora chela: Securicula gora

Gora chela: Securicula gora

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Superfamily: Cyprinoidea Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Subfamily: Rasborinae (= Danioninae) Genus: Securicula Species: S. gora

Common/ local names English: Gora chela Bangladesh: Ghora chela (ঘোড়া চেলা), Gora …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Near Threatened (NT) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Osteobrama cotio, one of the Near Threatened (NT) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Osteobrama cotio, one of the Near Threatened (NT) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

A Near Threatened (NT) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as likely to become endangered in the near future. It is the fourth highest risk category after Critically Endangered …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 Q-S)

 

Rasbora daniconius (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822) Parluciosoma daniconius (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Rasbora daniconius

Rasbora daniconius

English Name: Slender rasbora, Blackline rasbora Bengali Name: Angjani (অঞ্জনী), Chela (চেলা), Pati chela (পাতি চেলা), Dadhikha (দাদিক্ষা), Dalkina (ডালকিনা), Dankoni (ডানকনি), Daria (দাড়িয়া), Darkina (দারকিনা) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Data …read more

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: Biology | Systematics

Classification of Cypriniformes

Fishes of Cypriniformes

Fishes of Cypriniformes

Cypriniformes is an enormously successful group of freshwater fishes. This order contains 3000 or so species, divided into main three lines of development- the characins-piranhas and their relatives- from Central to South American and Africa; the electric eels from …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