Category: Fishes | Ornamental fish and Aquarium | Resource | Trade

Aquarium Fishes of Bangladesh: Part-2

More than 70 species of exotic and native ornamental fish fishes are recorded from Dhaka and Rajshahi city. Short descriptions of some species are given bellow-

01. Pearl Gourami: Trichogaster leeri

Pearl Gourami: Trichogaster leeri

Pearl Gourami: Trichogaster leeri

Origin: Asia, Thailand, Indonesia Size: 13 cm Lifespan: …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Butter Catfish: Ompok bimaculatus

Butter Catfish: Ompok bimaculatus

Butter Catfish: Ompok bimaculatus

Synonyms: Silurus canio, duda, chechra Hamilton, 1822 Callichrous bimaculatus Day, 1878 Callichrous bimaculatus Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Callichrous bimaculatus Qureshi, 1965 Ompok bimaculatus Munro, 1955 Ompok bimaculatus Bhuiyan, 1964 Ompok bimaculatus Jayaram, 1977

Common name: Butter Catfish Local name: …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Culture of a prohibited species: African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus)

African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus)

African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus)

In Bangladesh, African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) was imported in 1989 from Thailand by the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock (MOFL), Bangladesh for profitable aquaculture. But the entire hypothesis got practically useless in the contest of Bangladesh within a few years. In the primary experimental period, the scientists acclaimed …read more