Category: Fishes | Resource

Tor barb, Tor tor (Hamilton, 1822)

Tor barb, Tor tor

Tor barb, Tor tor

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

Common/local names English: Tor barb and Tor mahseer Bangladesh: Mohashol (মহাশোল), Mohal (মহাল), Tor mahaseer (টর মহাশির) India: Burapatra, Leopithia, Pukkiranga, Pithia, Mahasol, Mahaseer (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Synonyms Barbus megalepis McClelland, 1839 …read more

Category: Costal and marine | Management

Chemical factors affecting the life of shellfishes

In previous feature, different kinds of physical factors affecting the life of shellfishes were described. The most important physical factors are light, temperature, turbidity, depth, water current, substrate etc. In this feature, different types of chemical factors (viz. salinity, pH and dissolved oxygen) affecting the life of shellfish will be explained.

Salinity:

Salinity is a major environmental factor …read more

Category: Costal and marine | Management

Physical factors affecting the life of shellfishes

In nature, shellfishes are very crucial both in ecological and economical point of view among calcifying species. They play an important role in ecological balance and thus they are termed as engineer of the ecosystem, governing energy and nutrient flows in ecosystems, providing shelters and abodes for many benthic organisms and constituting an important food source for birds, crabs, starfishes, fishes and as well as for dairy and poultry. In …read more

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: Fish Feed, Fertilizer and chemicals | Trade

Fish feed shops in Natore

List of Upazilla (sub district) wise fish feed shops in Natore district are noted here. This list is not the complete list of all the fish feed shops in Natore. Anyone can add additional info here. Please leave your info as comment/s.

UPAZILA: BARAIGRAM ____________________________

Bismillah Traders (বিসমিল্লাহ ট্রেডার্স) Proprietor: Md. Muzibur Rahman Sarkar Location: Bonpara Bazar, Bonpara, Baraigram Contact: +88 01739489836

Feroze Poultry Feeds (ফিরোজ পোল্ট্রি ফিডস) Proprietor: Md. …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Balitora minnow, Psilorhynchus balitora (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Psilorhynchidae (Mountain carps) Genus: Psilorhynchus Species: P. balitora

Synonyms Cyprinus balitora Hamilton, 1822 Psilorhynchus variegatus McClelland, 1839

Common/local names English: Balitora minnow Bangladesh: Balitora (বালিটোরা)

Distributions: Bangladesh, India (North Bengal and Assam, upper reaches of Jamuna river Gomti river at Lucknow), Myanmar and Nepal (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Data deficient in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Morphology: …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Deep pugnose ponyfish, Secutor reconius (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Leiognathiidae (Ponyfishes, slimys, or slipmouths) Genus: Secutor Species: S. reconius

Synonyms Chanda ruconius Hamilton, 1822 Equula ruconia (Hamilton, 1822) Equula ruconius (Hamilton, 1822) Leiognathus ruconius (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Deep pugnose ponyfish Bangladesh: Chanda (চান্দা), Tak chanda (টাক চান্দা) and Thutni chanda (ঠুটি চান্দা)

Distribution: Indo-west Pacific (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened in …read more