Category: Fishes | Resource

Long-whiskered catfish, Sperata aor (Hamilton, 1822)

Long-whiskered catfish: Sperata aor

Long-whiskered catfish: Sperata aor

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes) Genus: Sperata Species: S. aor

Common/Local names: Long-whiskered catfish (English); Ayre (আইর) and Aor (আওর) (Bangladesh); Aar, …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 deficient

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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 area …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Giant river catfish, Sperata seenghala (Sykes, 1839)

Giant river catfish, Sperata seenghala

Giant river catfish, Sperata seenghala

Systematic position (Nelson 2006) Class- Actinopterygii (Ray- finned fish) Order- Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family- Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes) Genus- Sperata Species- S. seenghala

Common/local names: Fishbase: Gaint river catfish …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Threatened Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Distribution of Threatened Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

Distribution of Threatened Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

Threatened species are any species which are vulnerable to endangerment in the near future. It includes Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) and Vulnerable (VU) categories.

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Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Vulnerable (VU) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Wallago attu, one of the Vulnerable (VU) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Wallago attu, one of the Vulnerable (VU) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

A vulnerable (VU) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as facing a high risk of endangerment in the wild. It is the third highest risk category after Critically Endangered (CR) and 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 list, …read more