Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Data Deficient (DD) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Barilius barila, one of the Data Deficient (DD) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Barilius barila, one of the Data Deficient (DD) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

A Data Deficient (DD) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as not enough data to make an assessment of its risk of extinction.

According to IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b) two …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Vulnerable (VU) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Wallago attu, one of the Vulnerable (VU) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Wallago attu, one of the Vulnerable (VU) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

A vulnerable (VU) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as facing a high risk of endangerment in the wild. It is the third highest risk category after Critically Endangered (CR) and Endangered …read more

Category: Law | Publication

Fish and Fish Products (Inspection and Quality Control) Ordinance, 1983

THE FISH AND FISH PRODUCTS (INSPECTION AND QUALITY CONTROL) ORDINANCE, 1983 (ORDINANCE NO. XX OF 1983).

An Ordinance to provide for inspection and quality control of fish and fish products.

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for inspection and quality control of fish and fish products and for matters ancillary thereto;

NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the 24th March, 1982, and in exercise of all powers enabling …read more

Category: Law | Publication

Protection and Conservation of Fish Act, 1950

THE PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION OF FISH ACT, 1950

(EAST BENGAL ACT NO. XVIII OF 1950).

An Act to provide for the protection and conservation of fish in 1[ Bangladesh].

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the protection and conservation of fishes in 2[ Bangladesh];

It is hereby enacted as follows:-

Short title, extent and commencement

1. (1) This Act may be called the …read more

Category: Fry and Brood | Trade

Important Fish Seed Producing Hatcheries in Jessore District, Bangladesh

Map of Jessore District, Bangladesh (source: banglapedia.org)

Map of Jessore District, Bangladesh (source: banglapedia.org)

Jessore is one of the largest towns of the country situated in the southwestern region of Bangladesh. It is bordered by Khulna and Satkhira District to the south; Magura and Narail to the …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Fishes of the River Halda

River Halda

River Halda

Bangladesh is a riverine country and more than 700 rivers are present in this country (BFRI, 2007). In ancient time river was the main source of fishes from where people consume and mitigate their demand. Fishes bred and live in river without facing problems. There are four stock of Indian major carps are found in our …read more

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