Category: Exotic fishes | Fishes | Ornamental fish and Aquarium | Resource | Trade

Past and Present Status, and Prospects of Ornamental Fishes in Bangladesh

Ornamental fishBangladesh is a land of river and she has a diverse fisheries resources. There are 260 freshwater species, 475 marine water species, 24 fresh water prawn species, 36 marine shrimp species and crab, snail, mussel, turtle, etc. in our water body (DoF, 2010). Freshwater aquaculture, coastal …read more

Category: Fishes | Ornamental fish and Aquarium | Resource

Exotic fishes of Bangladesh: Suckermouth catfish, Hypostomus plecostomus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Suckermouth catfish, Hypostomus plecostomus

Suckermouth catfish, Hypostomus plecostomus

The Suckermouth catfish is native to South America especially Brazil (Akhter, 1995). This fish was introduced in Bangladesh from Thailand in 1980 (Rahman, 2005). Though this fish was introduced for ornamental purpose but …read more

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Important Aquarium Shops in Rajshahi City, Bangladesh

Gold Fish: a common ornamental fish in the aquarium shop of Rajshahi City.

Gold Fish: a common ornamental fish in the aquarium shop of Rajshahi City.

Though Rajshahi is a comparatively large and major city of the country but shops for aquarium is not developed to such extent. Different aquarium shops of …read more

Category: Ornamental fish and Aquarium | Trade

Important Aquarium Shops in Dhaka City, Bangladesh

Aquarium decorative and plants are available in aquarium shop in university market, katabon, Dhaka

Aquarium decorative and plants are available in aquarium shop in university market, katabon, Dhaka

Different aquarium shops of Katabon market in Dhaka city were surveyed between March and September 2008. Available shops, aquarium products and aquarium fishes …read more

Category: Fishes | Ornamental fish and Aquarium | Resource | Trade

Aquarium Fishes of Bangladesh: Part-2

More than 70 species of exotic and native ornamental fish fishes are recorded from Dhaka and Rajshahi city. Short descriptions of some species are given bellow-

01. Pearl Gourami: Trichogaster leeri

Pearl Gourami: Trichogaster leeri

Pearl Gourami: Trichogaster leeri

Origin: Asia, Thailand, Indonesia Size: 13 cm Lifespan: …read more

Category: Fishes | Ornamental fish and Aquarium | Resource | Trade

Aquarium Fishes of Bangladesh: Part-1

More than 70 species of exotic and native ornamental as well as aquarium fishes are recorded from Dhaka and Rajshahi city. Short descriptions of some species are given bellow-

01. Silver Arowana: Osteoglossum bicirrhosum Silver Arowana: Osteoglossum bicirrhosum

Silver Arowana: Osteoglossum bicirrhosum

Origin: South America, Amazon River …read more