Category: Biodiversity | Management

Migratory Pattern, Route and Abundance of Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha)

Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha): The national fish of Bangladesh

Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha): The national fish of Bangladesh

During entire life, Hilsa shad (the national fish of Bangladesh) migrates both from sea to freshwater and freshwater to sea to meet the biological demand. Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha) lives in the …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Hilsa shad, Tenualosa ilisha (Hamilton, 1822)

Hilsa shad, Tenualosa ilisha

Hilsa shad, Tenualosa ilisha

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Clupeiformes (herrings) Suborder: Clupeoidei Family: Clupeidae (Herrings (shads, sprats, sardines, pilchards, and menhadens) Subfamily: Alosinae (Shads) Genus: Tenualosa Species: T. ilisha

Synonyms Clupanodon ilisha Hamilton, 1822 Clupea ilisha (Hamilton, 1822) Clupea palasah Cuvier, 1829 …read more