Category: Fishes | Resource

Xenentodon cancila

Xenentodon cancila

Xenentodon cancila

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Synonyms:

Esox cancila Hamilton, 1822, Fishes of the Ganges. p. 213.

Belone cancila Day, 1878, Fishes of India. p.511.

Xenentodon cancila Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937, Fishes of Northern Bangal. p.108.

Xenentodon cancila Bhuiyan, 1964, Fishes of Dacca. p.86.

Common name: Freshwater garfish

Local name: Kakila, Kakla

Taxonomy …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Freshwater Gar: Xenentodon cancila (Hamilton, 1822)

Freshwater Gar: Xenentodon cancila

Freshwater Gar: Xenentodon cancila

Systematic position:

Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Beloniformes (Needle fishes) Family: Belonidae (Needle fishes) Genus: Xenentodon

Synonyms: Belone cancila (Hamilton, 1822), Belone graii (Sykes, 1839), Esox indica (McClelland, 1842), Esox hindostanicus (Falconer, 1868).

Common names: Gangturi, Kakia, Kakle, Kankhya, Kakhua …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Least Concern (LC) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Tenualosa ilisha, one of the Least Concern (LC) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Tenualosa ilisha, one of the Least Concern (LC) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

A Least Concern (LC) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as likely lowest risk, widespread, abundant taxon and does not qualify for a more at-risk category.

According to IUCN …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

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: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part T-Z)

 

Tenualosa ilisha (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Tenualosa ilisha

Tenualosa ilisha

English Name: Hilsa shad, Hilsa Bengali Name: Ilish (ইলিশ), Hilsa (হিলসা), Ilisha (ইলিশা) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Tetraodon cutcutia (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Tetraodon cutcutia…read more

Category: Book | Publication

Book profile- Introduction to fish species diversity: Sunamganj haor region within CBRMP’s working area

Cover page of "Introduction to fish species diversity"

Cover page of “Introduction to fish species diversity”

“Introduction to fish species diversity: Sunamganj haor region within CBRMP’s working area” presents mainly a checklist of fish species of Sunamganj haor region within CBRMP’s working …read more