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Milkspotted puffer, Chelonodon patoca (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Tetraodontiformes (Plectognaths) Family: Tetraodontidae (Puffers) Genus: Chelonodon Species: C. patoca

Synonyms Cheilichthys kappa (Bleeker, 1852) Chelonodon kappa (Bleeker, 1852) Leiodon patoca Hammilton, 1822 Tetraodon kappa Bleeker, 1852 Tetraodon patoca Hammilton, 1822 Tetrodon dissutidens Cantor, 1849

Common/local names English: Milkspotted puffer and Gangetic pufferfish Bangladesh: Potka (পটকা), Sada potka (সাদা পটকা), Fotka (ফটকা), Boga (বোগা) and Kata tepa (কাটা পটকা) India: Potka …read more

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Fishes of the river Padma near Rajshahi, Bangladesh: Part-3

A survey has been carried out in order to explore the existing fish fauna of the river Padma near Rajshahi. One species of Chondrichthyes and 72 species of Osteichthyes of fishes were recorded. Details are given in Fish and Other Fisheries Items of the river Padma Near Rajshahi of Bangladesh.

The photograph, taxonomic position, Scientific name, Local name, Availability, reproduction and breeding season of the recorded species are presented …read more