Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Critically Endangered (CR) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Bagarius bagarius, one of the critically endangered (CR) freshwater fishes of bangladesh

Bagarius bagarius, one of the critically endangered (CR) freshwater fishes of Bangladesh [Photo by Sharmin Siddique Bhuiyan]

A critically endangered (CR) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild. It is the …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

List of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh and their conservation status

Conservation status of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (According to IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

Conservation status of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (According to IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

List of freshwater fishes of Bangladesh including their local conservation status (IUCN 2015a and b) are given below. In the list, name of …read more

Category: Law | Publication

Fish and Fish Products (Inspection and Quality Control) Ordinance, 1983

THE FISH AND FISH PRODUCTS (INSPECTION AND QUALITY CONTROL) ORDINANCE, 1983 (ORDINANCE NO. XX OF 1983).

An Ordinance to provide for inspection and quality control of fish and fish products.

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for inspection and quality control of fish and fish products and for matters ancillary thereto;

NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the 24th March, 1982, and in exercise of all powers enabling …read more

Category: Law | Publication

Tanks Improvement Act, 1939

THE TANKS IMPROVEMENT ACT, 1939

(BENGAL ACT NO. XV OF 1939).

An Act to provide for the improvement of tanks in Bangladesh for purposes of irrigation. 1 WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the improvement of tanks in Bangladesh for purposes of irrigation;

It is hereby enacted as follows:-

Short title, extent and commencement 1. (1) This Act may be called the 2[ * * …read more

Category: Law | Publication

Marine Fisheries Ordinance, 1983

THE MARINE FISHERIES ORDINANCE, 1983 (ORDINANCE NO. XXXV OF 1983)

An Ordinance to make provisions for the management, conservation and development of marine fisheries of Bangladesh.

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the management, conservation and development of marine fisheries in the Bangladesh fisheries waters and to deal with certain matters connected therewith;

NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the 24th March, 1982, and in exercise of …read more

Category: Law | Publication

Protection and Conservation of Fish Act, 1950

THE PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION OF FISH ACT, 1950

(EAST BENGAL ACT NO. XVIII OF 1950).

An Act to provide for the protection and conservation of fish in 1[ Bangladesh].

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the protection and conservation of fishes in 2[ Bangladesh];

It is hereby enacted as follows:-

Short title, extent and commencement

1. (1) This Act may be called the …read more

Category: Fry and Brood | Trade

Important Fish Seed Producing Hatcheries in Jessore District, Bangladesh

Map of Jessore District, Bangladesh (source: banglapedia.org)

Map of Jessore District, Bangladesh (source: banglapedia.org)

Jessore is one of the largest towns of the country situated in the southwestern region of Bangladesh. It is bordered by Khulna and Satkhira District to the south; Magura and Narail to the …read more