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Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part-C2)


Chitala chitala (Hamilton, 1822)

Chitala chitala

Chitala chitala

English Name: Humped featherback, Clown knifefish Bengali Name: Chital (চিতল) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered


Cirrhinus cirrhosus (Bloch, 1795)

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Walking catfish, Clarias batrachus (Linneaeus, 1758)

Walking catfish: Clarias batrachus

Walking catfish: Clarias batrachus

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Siluroidea Family: Clariidae (Airbreathing catfishes) Genus: Clarias Species: C. batrachus

Synonyms Clarias assamensis Day, 1877 Clarias punctatus Valenciennes, 1840 Silurus batrachus Linneaeus, 1758

Common/local names English: Magur, Walking catfish and Philippine …read more