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Goldspot mullet, Liza parsia (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Mugiliformes (Mullets) Family: Mugilidae (Mullets) Genus: Liza Species: L. parsia

Synonyms Mugil olivaceus Day, 1876 Mugil parsia Hamilton, 1822 Myxus parsia (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Goldspot mullet Bangladesh: Bata (বাটা) and Parse (পার্সে) India; Parsia and Tarui (West Bengal); Dangla, Menjia, Khajia and Khainga (Orissa); Bonthalu (Andhra Pradesh); Chirayakandai and Madavai (Tamil Nadu) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Distributions: Bangladesh; …read more

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Broad-mouthed mullet, Paramugil parmatus (Cantor, 1849)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Mugiliformes (Mullets) Family: Mugilidae (Mullets) Genus: Paramugil Species: P. parmatus

Synonyms Chelon parmatus (Cantor, 1849) Liza melinoptera (non Valenciennes, 1836) Liza oligolepis (Bleeker, 1859) Liza parmata (Cantor, 1849) Mugil oligolepis (Bleeker, 1859) Mugil parmatus (Cantor, 1849)

Common/local names English: Broad-mouthed mullet and Giantscale mullet Bangladesh: Bata (বাটা)

Distributions: Indo-west Pacific (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh …read more

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Yellowtail mullet, Sicamugil cascasia (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Mugiliformes (Mullets) Family: Mugilidae (Mullets) Genus: Sicamugil Species: S. cascasia

Synonyms Liza cascasia (Hamilton, 1822) Mugil cascasia (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Yellowtail mullet Bangladesh: Kachki (কাচকি) and Bata (বাটা)

Distributions: Bangladesh, India (Ganga, Jamuna and Brahmaputra river systems) and Pakistan (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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

Morphology: Body compressed (anterior moderately and posterior …read more