Category: Fishes | Resource

Fishes of the river Padma near Rajshahi, Bangladesh: Part-3

A survey has been carried out in order to explore the existing fish fauna of the river Padma near Rajshahi. One species of Chondrichthyes and 72 species of Osteichthyes of fishes were recorded. Details are given in Fish and Other Fisheries Items of the river Padma Near Rajshahi of Bangladesh.

The photograph, taxonomic position, Scientific name, Local name, Availability, reproduction and breeding season of the recorded species are presented …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Jaya: Aspidoparia jaya

Jaya: Aspidoparia jaya

Jaya: Aspidoparia jaya


Cyprinus jaya Hamilton, 1822

Asidoparia jaya Day, 1878; Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937;

Common name: Jaya

Local name: Jaya, choto-piali

Taxonomy position:

Phylum- Chordata



Family- Cyprinida

Genus- Aspidoparia

Fin formula:

D. 2/7; P1. 14-15; P2. 8; A. 2 / 7. (Rahman, 2005)

Description of the species:

Mouth is small …read more