Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Olive barb, Puntius sarana (Hamilton, 1822)

Olive barb: Puntius sarana

Olive barb: Puntius sarana

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Superfamily: Cyprinoidea Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) Subfamily: Barbinae Genus: Puntius Species: P. sarana

Common/local names English: Olive barb Bangladesh: Sarputi (সরপুটি), Sarna puti (স্বর্ণাপুটি), Saral puti (সরল পুটি), Deshi sarputi (দেশী পুটি) and Kurti (কুর্তি) India: Sennee, Ngabon, Sani-putthi …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

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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