Category: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part-C3)

 

Corica soborna Hamilton, 1822

Corica soborna

Corica soborna

English Name: Ganges river sprat, Ganga river-sprat Bengali Name: Kachki (কাচকি), Guramach (গুড়ামাছ), Taki (তাকি) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Ctenopharyngodon idella (Valenciennes 1844)

Ctenopharyngodon idella…read more

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Grass carp: Ctenopharyngodon idella

Grass carp: Ctenopharyngodon idella

Grass carp: Ctenopharyngodon idella

Grass carp [Ctenopharyngodon idella] is naturally inhabitant in China and Eastern Siberia specially Amur river system. In 1966 and 1979, this carp is introduced to Bangladesh from Hong Kong and Japan orderly for weed control and aquaculture purpose (Rahman, 2005).

According to Talwar and Jhingran (1991), this fish breeds during monsoon months …read more