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Devario assamensis (Barman, 1984): A newly recorded freshwater fish in Bangladesh

Devario assamensis

Assam Danio, Devario assamensis

Devario assamensis (Barman, 1984) was recorded (first time in Bangladesh) from Madhabkundo waterfalls and adjacent streams in Moulovibazar District of Bangladesh by Ahmed et al. in 2013 (Ahmed et al. 2013). It is a colourful fish and can be reared in aquarium as an ornamental …read more

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Fin Fishes of the River Choto Jamuna

River Choto Jamuna is an important and well-known river in Northern Bangladesh and one of the major distributaries of the River Atrai. This river contributes much in terms of fish production and source of income for many fishermen living beside this river. A total of 63 species of fishes have been recorded belonging to 41 genera, 23 families and 9 orders (Galib et al 2013). However …read more

Category: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

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

 

Tenualosa ilisha (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Tenualosa ilisha

Tenualosa ilisha

English Name: Hilsa shad, Hilsa Bengali Name: Ilish (ইলিশ), Hilsa (হিলসা), Ilisha (ইলিশা) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Tetraodon cutcutia (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Tetraodon cutcutia…read more

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

 

Rasbora daniconius (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822) Parluciosoma daniconius (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Rasbora daniconius

Rasbora daniconius

English Name: Slender rasbora, Blackline rasbora Bengali Name: Angjani (অঞ্জনী), Chela (চেলা), Pati chela (পাতি চেলা), Dadhikha (দাদিক্ষা), Dalkina (ডালকিনা), Dankoni (ডানকনি), Daria (দাড়িয়া), Darkina (দারকিনা) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Data deficient

 

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Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part P2)

 

Puntius chonchonius (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Puntius conchonius

Puntius conchonius

English Name: Rosy barb, Red barb Bengali Name: Kanchan punti (কাঞ্চন পুঁটি), Punti (পুঁটি) and Taka punti (টাকা পুঁটি) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not Threatened

 

Puntius cosuatis (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822) Oreichthys cosuatis (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

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Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part P)

 

Pangasianodon hypophthalmus (Sauvage, 1878)

Pangasianodon hypophthalmus

Pangasianodon hypophthalmus

English Name: Sutchi catfish Bengali Name: Thai pangus (থাই পাঙ্গাস), Bideshi pangus (বিদেশী পাঙ্গাস) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not listed Habitat Status: Exotic

 

Pangasius pangasius (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Pangasius pangasius…read more