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Fishes of the river Padma near Rajshahi, Bangladesh: Part-2

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

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Cotio: Rohtee cotio

Cotio: Rohtee cotio

Cotio: Rohtee cotio


Cyprinus cotio Hamilton, 1822

Rohtee cotio Day, 1878

Rohtee cotio Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937

Rohtee cotio Bhuiyan, 1964

Osteobrama cotio cotio Talwar and Jhingran, 1991

Common name: Cotio

Local name: Dhela, Moa, Keti, Chela, Dhipali, Lohasura

Taxonomy position:

Phylum- Chordata



Family- Cyprinidae

Genus- Rohtee

Fin formula:

D. 10(2/8); P1. 15; …read more

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Cotio: Osteobrama cotio cotio (Hamilton, 1822)

Cotio: Osteobrama cotio cotio

Cotio: Osteobrama cotio cotio

Systematic position: Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (carp and minnows) Genus: Osteobrama Species: O. cotio cotio

Synonyms: Cyprinus cotio (Hamilton, 1822), Leuciscus cotio (Hamilton, 1822), Osteobrama cotio (Hamilton, 1822), Rohtee cotio (Hamilton, 1822), Abramis gangeticus (Swainson, 1839), Leuciscus gangeticus (Swainson, 1839).

Common names: Dhela, …read more