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Orange Snakehead: A new species of snakehead in Bangladesh?

Orange Snakehead: A new species of snakehead in Bangladesh?

Orange Snakehead: A new species of snakehead in Bangladesh?

Presence of numerous black spot on the bright-orange body surface of the fish makes it different from other five snakehead species in Bangladesh although the external characters are same. The external characters of the fish mostly found to be similar with Channa barca but a critical difference …read more

Category: Biology | Systematics

Classification of Cypriniformes

Fishes of Cypriniformes

Fishes of Cypriniformes

Cypriniformes is an enormously successful group of freshwater fishes. This order contains 3000 or so species, divided into main three lines of development- the characins-piranhas and their relatives- from Central to South American and Africa; the electric eels from tropical and subtropical …read more

Category: Biology | Systematics

Nomenclature of Bangladesh National Fish Hilsa

Photograph shows Spotted Ilish Tenualosa ilisha (Sri Lankan hilsa) [A], National fish of Bangladesh Hilsa ilisha (adult) [B] and Hilsa ilisha, Jatka (Juvenile) [C] Fig-1: Photograph shows Spotted Ilish Tenualosa ilisha (Sri Lankan hilsa) [A”], National fish of Bangladesh …read more