Category: Fishes | Resource

Gangetic hairfin anchovy, Setipinna phasa (Hamilton, 1822)

Gangetic hairfin anchovy: Setipinna phasa

Gangetic hairfin anchovy: Setipinna phasa

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray- finned fish) Order: Clupeiformes (Herrings) Family: Engraulidae (Anchovies) Genus: Setipinna Species: S. phasa

Common/local names English: Gangetic hairfin anchovy …read more

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Scaly hairfin anchovy, Setipinna taty Valenciennes, 1848

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Clupeiformes (Herrings) Family: Engraulidae (Anchovies) Genus: Setipinna Species: S. taty

Distribution: East coast of India, the Andaman Islands’ Srilanka and the East Indies. (Talwar and Jhingran, 2001). Orissa, Bengal, Cachar and Burma (Day, 1958).

Common/local names English: Scaly hair fin anchovy Bangladesh: Phansa (ফ্যানসা), Teli phasa (তেলি ফ্যাসা) and Fewa (ফেওয়া) India: Phansa (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991)

Synonyms Engraulis taty …read more

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.

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: 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