Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Critically Endangered (CR) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Conservation status of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (According to IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

Conservation status of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

A critically endangered (CR) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as facing a very high …read more

Category: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

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

Badis badis (Hamilton, 1822)

Badis badis

Badis badis

English Name: Badis, Dwarf chameleon fish Bengali Name: Koi bandi (কই বান্দি), Napit koi (নাপিত কই), Kala koi (কালা কই), Bot koi (বোট কই) and Napit (নাপিত) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Endangered

 

Bagarius bagarius (Hamilton, 1822)

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Category: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

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

Ailia coila (Hamilton, 1822)

Ailia coila

Ailia coila

English Name: Gangetic ailia Bengali Name: Kajuli (কাজুলি) and Baspata (বাঁশপাতা). IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Amblyceps mangois (Hamilton, 1822)

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Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Habitat of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh: Order Cypriniformes

The place in where particular plants or animals live is known as habitat. Within the habitat, organism occupies different niches. A niche is the functional role of a species in a community. Habitat is a place where species get what they need to survive food, water, cover, and a place to rare young. There are 265 species under 154 genera and 55 families (Rahman, 2005) found in Bangladesh and they …read more