Category: Fishes | Resource

Boal: Wallago attu

Boal: Wallago attu

Boal: Wallago attu

Synonyms: Siluris attu, Bloch, 1801 Silluris boalis Hamilton, 1822 Wallagonia attu Smith, 1945 Wallago attu Day, 1878 Wallago attu Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Wallago attu Bhuiyan, 1964 Wallago attu Qureshi, 1965

Common name: Boal Local name: Boal

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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

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Fin Fishes of the River Choto Jamuna

River Choto Jamuna is an important and well-known river in Northern Bangladesh and one of the major distributaries of the River Atrai. This river contributes much in terms of fish production and source of income for many fishermen living beside this river. A total of 63 species of fishes have been recorded belonging to 41 genera, 23 families and 9 orders (Galib et al 2013). However …read more

Category: Event | Fair

Poradaha Fish Fair 2013

The largest dwarf goonch at the fair, 190 cm in TL

The largest Dwarf goonch at the fish fair measuring 190 cm in TL

The Poradaha Fish Fair of Bogra district is a famous fair in Northern Bangladesh. The date of the fair is quite interesting, it …read more

Category: Fish Disease and Health | Management

Photofeature: EUS disease affected fishes of haor area

This feature presents some photographs of Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome (EUS) or Red Spot disease affected fishes of different beels of Sunamganj haor area. Photograph 01

EUS affected Anabas testudineus

EUS affected Anabas testudineus

Anabas testudineus (Bloch, 1792) English Name: Climbing perch …read more