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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)

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Scale carp: Cyprinus carpio communis

Common carp: <em>Cyprinus carpio communis</em>

Common carp: Cyprinus carpio communis

Synonyms: Cyprinus carpio: Linnaeus, 1758. C. carpio intha: Annandale, 1918.

Common name: Common carp (English name)

Bangla name: Common carp and Japani rui

Taxonomic position: Phylum: Chordata Class: Osteichthyes Order: Cypriniformes Family: Cyprinidae Sub family: Cyprininae Genus: Cyprinus Species: C. carpio Variety: …read more

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Scale carp: Cyprinus carpio var. communis

Common carp: <em>Cyprinus carpio communis</em>

Scale carp: Cyprinus carpio communis

Scale carp or [Scientific name: Cyprinus carpio var. communis] is a native species of temperate region of Asia, especially China. But now it is introduced as a cultivated carp species throughout the world. It is also known as scale carp this country. It is …read more

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Mirror carp: Cyprinus carpio var. specularis

The mirror carp [Scientific name: Cyprinus carpio var. specularis] is a thermophilic, gregarious fish, dwelling mostly at the bottom of ponds. It is an omnivorous bottom feeder on larvae of insects, worms, molluscs, stalks and leaves of submerged plants and occasionally on zooplankton (Santhanam et al., 1999). The growth of the carp is very rapid, particularly in favourable environments. Its rapid growth, tasty flesh, good reproductive ability and modest requirements …read more