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Great snakehead, Channa marulius (Hamilton, 1822)

Great/Giant snakehead: Channa marulius

Great/Giant snakehead: Channa marulius

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Suborder: Channoidei (Ophiocephaliformes) Family: Channidae (Snakeheads) Genus: Channa Species: C. marulius

Common/local names English: Giant snakehead and Great snakehead Bangladesh: Gajar (গজার), Gajal (গজাল) and Sal (সাল) India: Haal (Assam); Sal, Gajal …read more

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Walking snakehead, Channa orientalis Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Walking snakehead: Channa orientalis

Walking snakehead: Channa orientalis

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Suborder: Channoidei (Ophiocephaliformes) Family: Channidae (Snakeheads) Genus: Channa Species: C. orientalis

Synonyms Channa gachua (non-Hamilton, 1822; misspelled name) Ophicephalus apus Canestrini, 1861 Ophiocephalus apus Canestrini, 1861 Ophiocephalus aurantiacus Hamilton, 1822

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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 Cuchia (Bihar) and …read more

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Sisor catfish, Sisor rhabdophorus Hamilton, 1822

Systematic position (Nelson 2006) Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Sisoroidea Family: Sisoridae (=Bagariidae) (Sisorid catfishes) Subfamily: Sisorinae Genus: Sisor Species: S. rhabdophorus

Common/local names English: Sisor catfish Bangladesh: Chenua (চেনুয়া), Cheuna (চেউনা) and Sisir (সিসর) India: Chennuah and Bistuiya (Bihar); Kirlu and Kirla (Punjab) (Talwar and Jhingran 1991)

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Wrestling halfbeak, Dermogenys pusilla Kuhl & van Hasselt, 1823

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Beloniformes (Needlefishes) Suborder: Belonoidei (= Exocoetoidei) Superfamily: Exocoetoidea Family: Hemiramphidae (Halfbeaks) Subfamily: Zenarchopterinae Genus: Dermogenys Species: D. pusilla

Synonym: Dermogenys pusillus Kuhl & van Hasselt, 1823

Common/local names English: Wrestling halfbeak Bangladesh: Ek Thota (এক ঠোটা)

Distributions: Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, China and the Philippines (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Conservation status: Endangered in Bangladesh due to habitat loss (IUCN …read more

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Badis, Badis badis (Hamilton, 1822)

Badis: Badis badis

Badis: Badis badis

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Nandidae (Asian leaffishes) Subfamily: Badinae Genus: Badis Species: B. badis

Synonyms Badis buchanani Bleeker, 1853 Cychla fasciata (Swainson, 1839) Labrus badis Hamilton, 1822 Labrus fasciata Swainson, 1839

Common/local names English: Badis and …read more

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Trout barb, Raiamas bola (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Subfamily: Rasborinae (Danioninae) Genus: Raiamas Species: R. bola

Synonyms Barilius bola (Hamilton, 1822) Barilius corbetti Tilak & Husain, 1980 Barilius goha (Hamilton, 1822) Barilius jalkapoorei Shrestha, 1980 Bola bola (Hamilton, 1822) Bola goha (Hamilton, 1822) Cyprinus bola Hamilton, 1822 Cyprinus goha Hamilton, 1822 Leuciscus salmoides Blyth, 1858 Opsarius goha (Hamilton, 1822) Opsarius gracilis McClelland, …read more