Category: Fishes | Resource

Flathead sillago, Sillaginopsis panijus (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Sillaginidae (Sillagos; whitings, smelt-whitings) Genus: Sillaginopsis Species: S. panijus

Synonyms Cheilodipterus panijus Hamilton, 1822 Sillaginopsis domina (Cuvier, 1829) Sillago domina Cuvier, 1829 Sillago panijus (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Flathead sillago and Gangetic sillago Bangladesh: Hundra (হুন্দ্রা) and Tular Dandi (তুলার ডাণ্ডি) India: Tool-mach and (West Bengal), Tool-danti (Orissa) and Yarra-soring (Andhra 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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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: Manpower | Resource | Teachers

Fisheries Teacher Profile: Md. Rakeb-Ul-Islam

Md. Rakeb-Ul-Islam

Md. Rakeb-Ul-Islam Ph.D Researcher Australian River Institute Griffith University Australia

Mobile: +61(0) 4-70375409 Website: www.griffith.edu.au Email: [email protected]

Research Expertise:

Fish Molecular Genetics Fish Breeding and Hatchery Management

 

Research Interest:

Molecular Ecology Climate Change and Fisheries Environmental science

Current Research Activities:

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Category: Fishes | Resource

Finfishes of the Sundarbans

The Sundarbans (beautiful forest) is the largest mangrove forest of the world and is a component of the greater Ganga-Brahmaputra estuarine system. It occupies the area between latitude 21027’30” to 22030’00” north and longitude 89002’00” to 90000’00” east (Huda and Haque 2003). The following finfish species are available in the Sundarbans (Huda and Haque 2003)-

Class: CHONDRICHTHYES

Order: Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks)

Family: Carcharhinidae (Requiem …read more

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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