Category: Exotic fishes | Fishes | Resource

Exotic fish of Bangladesh: Angel, Pterophyllum scalare (Schultze, 1823)

Pterophyllum scalare, black variety

Pterophyllum scalare, black variety

The angelfish is a very popular tropical fish because of its unique shape and interesting personalities (Galib and Mohsin, 2011). This fish is naturally found in Amazon River, Africa and Guinea (Shammi and Bhatnagar, 2002; Saxena, 2003). Life span is 8 to 10 …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