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Fishes of the river Padma near Rajshahi, Bangladesh: Part-6

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

Category: Fishes | Resource

Xenentodon cancila

Xenentodon cancila

Xenentodon cancila



Esox cancila Hamilton, 1822, Fishes of the Ganges. p. 213.

Belone cancila Day, 1878, Fishes of India. p.511.

Xenentodon cancila Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937, Fishes of Northern Bangal. p.108.

Xenentodon cancila Bhuiyan, 1964, Fishes of Dacca. p.86.

Common name: Freshwater garfish

Local name: Kakila, Kakla

Taxonomy position:

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