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Top Ten Smallest Fishes of Bangladesh

Top Ten Smallest Fishes of Bangladesh

Top Ten Smallest fishes of Bangladesh are given below –

No. Scientific Name English Name Bangla/Local Name Max. SL (cm)* 10 Parambassis lala Highfin Glassy Perchlet Lal Chanda 3.8 9 Nangra ornata Ornata Catfish Gang Tengra 3.7 8 Badis chittagongis Chittagong …read more

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


Gagata cenia (Hamilton, 1822)

Gagata cenia

Gagata cenia

English Name: Indian gagata Bengali Name: Cenia (ছেনিয়া), Jungla (জংলা), Kauwa (কাউয়া), Tengra (টেংরা) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened


Garra gotyla (Gray, 1832)

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Goby, Gobiopterus chuno (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Gobiidae (Gobies) Subfamily: Gobionellinae Genus: Gobiopterus Species: G. chuno

Synonym: Gobius chuno Hamilton, 1822

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

Morphology: Body elongated with depressed head and anterior portion and compressed tail. Lips thick and mouth oblique. Cycloid scales on opercle and ctenoid on body (Rahman, 1989 and 2005). Second dorsal higher than first.

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