Category: Event | Seminar

Seminar on Trends and Future Strategies of Fisheries Research and Extension: Bangladesh and West Bengal

magazineWest Bengal Professional Fisheries Graduates’ Association (WBPFGA) organized a seminar on Trends and Future Strategies of Fisheries Research and Extension: Bangladesh and West Bengal at Faculty of Fishery Sciences (FFS) of the West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences (WBUAFS), Kolkata on 26 December 2015. Honorable Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Purnendu Biswas of …read more

Category: Event | Festival | Seminar

National Fish Week 2014 at the University of Rajshahi

Fish Week 2014 Rally

Fish Week 2014 Rally

The National Fish Week 2014, held during July 2-8, was celebrated at the University of Rajshahi on July 08. On this occasion, day long program was undertaken by the Department of Fisheries. A rally, led by the Chairman of the department …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource | SIS Fishes

Highfin glassy perchlet, Parambassis lala (Hamilton, 1822)

Parambassis lala

Systematic position (Nelson 2006) Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Suborder: Percoidei Superfamily: Percoidea Family: Ambassidae/Chandidae (Asiatic glassfishes) Genus: Parambassis Species: P. lala

Synonyms Chanda lala Hamilton, 1822 Ambassis lala (Hamilton, 1822) Pseudambassis lala (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Highfin glassy perchlet Bangladesh: …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 generally sets …read more

Category: Aquatic Macrophytes | Resource

Water clover, Marsilea sp.

Marsilia

The water clover, Marsilea sp., is one of the common aquatic plants in closed water bodies of Bangladesh. This aquatic fern is also called “four-leaf clover” and locally known as “Susni or Susni Shak”. There are approximately 65 species of this genus distributed over the world (Wikipedia, …read more

Category: Aquatic Macrophytes | Resource

Azolla, Azolla pinnata

Azolla, Azolla pinnataAzolla is a free floating pterophyte. There are six species of genus Azolla. Off them, only one Azolla pinnata is found in various water bodies of Bangladesh. They are unattached and float with their leaves with above the water surface and roots under the water. It …read more

Category: Aquatic Macrophytes | Resource

Water Morning Glory, Ipomoea aquatica

Water Morning Glory, Ipomoea aquatica

Water Morning Glory, Ipomoea aquatica

The morning glory is also known as “water spinach” and called “Kalmi Lata” in Bangladesh. It can grow over the surface of the water freely. It was named morning glory because of its …read more