Category: Exotic fishes | Fishes | Resource

Silver dollar, Metynnis hypsauchen (Müller and Troschel, 1844)

Silver dollar: Metynnis hypsauchen

Silver dollar: Metynnis hypsauchen

The silver dollar is native to South America (Galib and Mohsin, 2011). This species was imported in Bangladesh from Thailand and Singapore (Galib and Mohsin, 2010 and 2011). This species was recorded from several aquarium shops of Dhaka and Khulna cities (Galib and …read more

Category: Fishes | Ornamental fish and Aquarium | Resource

Exotic fishes of Bangladesh: Suckermouth catfish, Hypostomus plecostomus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Suckermouth catfish, Hypostomus plecostomus

Suckermouth catfish, Hypostomus plecostomus

The Suckermouth catfish is native to South America especially Brazil (Akhter, 1995). This fish was introduced in Bangladesh from Thailand in 1980 (Rahman, 2005). Though this fish was introduced for ornamental purpose but …read more