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Cuchia, Monopterus cuchia (Hamilton, 1822)

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Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Synbranchiformes (Swamp eels) Suborder: Synbranchoidei Family: Synbranchidae (Swamp eels) Genus: Monopterus Species: M. cuchia

Common/local names English: Gangetic mud eel, Cuchia Bangladesh: Kuchia (কুচিয়া), Kuicha (কুইচা) and Kunche (কানচি) India: Kuchia (Assam); Kuchia, Cuchia, and Kunche (West Bengal); Anayabaam and …read more

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Golden barb, Puntius gelius (Hamilton, 1822)

Golden barb, Puntius gelius (Hamilton, 1822)

Golden barb, Puntius gelius (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Superfamily: Cyprinoidea Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Subfamily: Barbinae Genus: Puntius Species: P. terio

Synonyms Barbus gelius (Hamilton, 1822) Cyprinus canius Hamilton, 1822 Cyprinus gelius Hamilton, 1822 Systomus gelius (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Golden barb and Golden …read more

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Onespot barb, Puntius terio (Hamilton, 1822)

Onespot barb, Puntius terio

Onespot barb, Puntius terio

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Superfamily: Cyprinoidea Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Subfamily: Barbinae Genus: Puntius Species: P. terio

Synonyms Barbus terio (Hamilton, 1822) Cyprinus terio Hamilton, 1822 Puntius muzaffarpurensis Srivastava, Verma & Sharma, 1977 Systomus gibbosus McClelland, 1839 Systomus terio (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Onespot barb …read more

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Sittang barb, Osteochilus neilli (Day, 1870)

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

English name: Sittang barb

Distribution: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989). Also in Myanmar (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991). This species was described from Myenmar by Day (1870).

Conservation status: Data deficient in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000). Only a single specimen was collected from Sylhet fish market in 1970 (Rahman, 1989).

Morphology: …read more

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Swamp barb, Puntius chola (Hamilton, 1822)

Swamp barb: Puntius chola

Swamp barb: Puntius chola

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

Synonyms Barbus chola (Hamilton, 1822) Barbus tetrarupagus (McClelland, …read more

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Zebra danio, Danio rerio (Hamilton, 1822)

Zebra danio, Danio rerio

Zebra danio, Danio rerio

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

Synonyms Barilius rerio (Hamilton, 1822) Brachydanio frankei Meinken, 1963 Brachydanio rerio (Hamilton, 1822) Cyprinus chapalio Hamilton, 1822 Cyprinus rerio Hamilton, 1822 Danio frankei (Meinken, 1963) Danio lineatus Day, 1868 Nuria rerio (Hamilton, 1822) Perilampus …read more

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Glass-barb, Puntius guganio (Hamilton, 1822)

Glass-barb, Puntius guganio

Glass-barb, Puntius guganio

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and barbs) Genus: Puntius Species: P. guganio

Synonyms Barbus carletoni Fowler, 1924 Barbus guganio (Hamilton, 1822) Cyprinus guganio Hamilton, 1822 Leuciscus guganio (Hamilton, 1822) Puntius carletoni (Fowler, 1924)

Common/local names English: Glass-barb Bangladesh: Punti (পুঁটি) and Mola punti (মলা পুঁটি) India: Putti …read more