Category: Aquaculture | Fish Disease and Health

Fish pox: a skin disease of fishes

Fish pox, or carp pox, is one of the oldest known diseases of fish, recorded as early as 1563. Fish pox is a chronic skin disease that occurs among several species of propagated cyprinids. It is also called carp pox, epithelioma papillosum, and papillosum cyprini.

Etiology: The etiological agent, of this disease is Herpesvirus cyprini which was first reported by B. Hofer in 1904.

Character:

Icosahedral DNA virus with …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Greenback mullet, Liza subviridis (Valenciennes, 1836)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Mugiliformes (Mullets) Family: Mugilidae (Mullets) Genus: Liza Species: L. subviridis

Common/local names English: Greenback mullet Bangladesh: Bata (বাটা) and Bhangan bata (ভাঙ্গন বাটা)

Synonyms Chelon subviridis (Valenciennes, 1836) Liza dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1836) Liza subviridis (Valenciennes, 1836) Mugil alcocki Ogilby, 1908 Mugil dussumieri Valenciennes, 1836 Mugil javanicus Bleeker, 1852 Mugil jerdoni Day, 1876 Mugil lepidopterus Fowler, 1918 Mugil ogilbyi Fowler, 1918 …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Goldspot mullet, Liza parsia (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Mugiliformes (Mullets) Family: Mugilidae (Mullets) Genus: Liza Species: L. parsia

Synonyms Mugil olivaceus Day, 1876 Mugil parsia Hamilton, 1822 Myxus parsia (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Goldspot mullet Bangladesh: Bata (বাটা) and Parse (পার্সে) India; Parsia and Tarui (West Bengal); Dangla, Menjia, Khajia and Khainga (Orissa); Bonthalu (Andhra Pradesh); Chirayakandai and Madavai (Tamil Nadu) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Distributions: Bangladesh; …read more

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Broad-mouthed mullet, Paramugil parmatus (Cantor, 1849)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Mugiliformes (Mullets) Family: Mugilidae (Mullets) Genus: Paramugil Species: P. parmatus

Synonyms Chelon parmatus (Cantor, 1849) Liza melinoptera (non Valenciennes, 1836) Liza oligolepis (Bleeker, 1859) Liza parmata (Cantor, 1849) Mugil oligolepis (Bleeker, 1859) Mugil parmatus (Cantor, 1849)

Common/local names English: Broad-mouthed mullet and Giantscale mullet Bangladesh: Bata (বাটা)

Distributions: Indo-west Pacific (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh …read more

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Yellowtail mullet, Sicamugil cascasia (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Mugiliformes (Mullets) Family: Mugilidae (Mullets) Genus: Sicamugil Species: S. cascasia

Synonyms Liza cascasia (Hamilton, 1822) Mugil cascasia (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Yellowtail mullet Bangladesh: Kachki (কাচকি) and Bata (বাটা)

Distributions: Bangladesh, India (Ganga, Jamuna and Brahmaputra river systems) and Pakistan (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Morphology: Body compressed (anterior moderately and posterior …read more

Category: Food fish | Management | Marketing | Trade

Marketing Channel of Some Major Fish Groups in Fish Markets of Rajshahi City Corporation

Marketing Channel of Some Major Fish Groups in Fish Markets of Rajshahi City Corporation

The route taken by the goods and services from producers to the consumers is referred to as the marketing channel. A channel …read more