Category: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

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

Catla catla (Hamilton, 1822)

Catla catla

Catla catla

English Name: Catla Bengali Name: Catla (কাতলা), Katol (কাতল) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Chaca chaca (Hamilton, 1822)

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Squarehead catfish, Chaca chaca (Hamilton, 1822)

Squarehead catfish, Chaca chaca

Squarehead catfish, Chaca chaca

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (catfish) Family: Chacidae (Squarehead or angler catfish) Genus: Chaca Species: C. chaca

Common/local names

Squarehead catfish (FishBase)

Indian chaka (English)

Chaka (চাকা), Cheka (চেকা), Chaga …read more