Category: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part-B)

Badis badis (Hamilton, 1822)

Badis badis

Badis badis

English Name: Badis, Dwarf chameleon fish Bengali Name: Koi bandi (কই বান্দি), Napit koi (নাপিত কই), Kala koi (কালা কই), Bot koi (বোট কই) and Napit (নাপিত) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered


Bagarius bagarius (Hamilton, 1822)

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Thai Punti: Barbonymus gonionotus

Thai punti [Barbonymus gonionotus] is also known as rajpunti or thai rajpunti in our country. This small carp inhabits rivers, streams, floodplain and reservoirs in Thailand. In 1977, it was introduced to Bangladesh from Thailand (Rahman, 2005). It occurs mainly midwater to bottom and seems to prefer standing water habitats instead of flowing water. This fish feeds on plant matters such as leaves, …read more