Category: Fishes | Resource

Putitor mahseer, Tor putitora (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Genus: Tor Species: T. putitora

Synonyms Barbus macrocephalus McClelland, 1839 Barbus mosal (Hamilton, 1822) Barbus putitora (Hamilton, 1822) Cyprinus mosal Hamilton, 1822 Cyprinus putitora Hamilton, 1822

Local names English: Putitor mahseer Bangladesh: Mohashol (মহাশোল), Mohaseer (মহাশীর) and Putitor mohaseer (পুটিটর মহাশীর) India: Pithia, Junga, Peetia, Jungapithia, Putitora, Khamahasur, Sahara, Turgia, Mohasol and Mohasir (Talwar …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) …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Endangered (EN) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Ompok pabda, one of the endangered freshwater fishes of Bangladesh

Ompok pabda, one of the endangered freshwater fishes of Bangladesh

An endangered (EN) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as facing a high risk of extinction in the wild. It is the second highest risk category after critically endangered (CR) assigned by the …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 …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Habitat of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh: Order Cypriniformes

The place in where particular plants or animals live is known as habitat. Within the habitat, organism occupies different niches. A niche is the functional role of a species in a community. Habitat is a place where species get what they need to survive food, water, cover, and a place to rare young. There are 265 species under 154 genera and 55 families (Rahman, 2005) found in Bangladesh and they …read more

Category: Fisheries Personnel | Manpower | Resource

Fisheries Personnel Profile: Dr. Md. Gulam Hussain

Dr. Md. Gulam Hussain

Dr. Md. Gulam Hussain Senior Aquaculture/Fish Genetics Professional/Consultant and Former Director General of Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI)

Contact: Cell phone: 880 175 155980 E-mail: [email protected]; [email protected] Home: House #: 73; Road #: 13; Sector: 11; Uttara, Dhaka 1230; Bangladesh

 

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Category: Manpower | Resource | Teachers

Teachers profile: Dr. Md. Istiaque Hossain

Dr. Md. Istiaque Hossain

Dr. Md. Istiaque Hossain Professor Department of Fisheries Faculty of Agriculture University of Rajshahi Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh

Contact:

Cell phone: +88 01726514232 Tel. No. (Office): +88-0721-711117 Fax: +88-0721-750064 (Office) E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]

 

SPECIALIZATION:

Aquaculture and Water productivity Management in open water bodies Socio-economist in Fisheries science

 

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