Category: Manpower | Resource

Women’s Empowerment and their Role in Fisheries Development in Bangladesh

Dry fish sorting

Dry fish sorting

Introduction: In the words of Kazi Nazrul Islam, `what is wonderful achievement in the world has been half done by women and the rest half by men.’ This quotation of the poet bear the expression that woman plays a vital role in the developing of a country or nation. As they are left out …read more

Category: Biology | Morphology

Air-Breathing Organ of Fishes: Swim Bladder or Air Bladder

Dissected photo of Notopterus chitala showing the air-breathing swimbladder

Dissected photo of Notopterus chitala showing the air-breathing swimbladder

Description: The airbladder or gasbladder or swimbladder is a white glistering saccular organ developing as a diverticulum form the wall of the pharynx in the gut. It is often present among the teleosts. It attains its full development among the spiny-rayed teleosts, …read more

Category: Resource | Waterbody

Baors (oxbow lakes) of Bangladesh

Fishing by using seine net in Bookbhara Baor

Fishing by using seine net in Bookbhara Baor

Baors (in Bangla) or Oxbow lakes (in English) are one of the very common inland water bodies of Bangladesh. There are about six hundred oxbow lakes …read more

Category: Resource | Waterbody

Bookbhara Baor

Bookbhara Baor

“Bukbhara Baor” is one of the well-known and renowned Baor in under sadar upazilla of Jessore district. The Baor is locates in the western position of the Upazilla. All of the Baors of Bangladesh is now under management either managed by the GOB or the private leaseholders. In the case of …read more