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Scaly hairfin anchovy, Setipinna taty Valenciennes, 1848

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Clupeiformes (Herrings) Family: Engraulidae (Anchovies) Genus: Setipinna Species: S. taty

Distribution: East coast of India, the Andaman Islands’ Srilanka and the East Indies. (Talwar and Jhingran, 2001). Orissa, Bengal, Cachar and Burma (Day, 1958).

Common/local names English: Scaly hair fin anchovy Bangladesh: Phansa (ফ্যানসা), Teli phasa (তেলি ফ্যাসা) and Fewa (ফেওয়া) India: Phansa (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991)

Synonyms Engraulis taty …read more

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Gangetic hairfin anchovy, Setipinna phasa (Hamilton, 1822)

Gangetic hairfin anchovy: Setipinna phasa

Gangetic hairfin anchovy: Setipinna phasa

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray- finned fish) Order: Clupeiformes (Herrings) Family: Engraulidae (Anchovies) Genus: Setipinna Species: S. phasa

Common/local names English: Gangetic hairfin anchovy Bangladesh: Phassa (ফ্যাসা),Fewa …read more

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Fishes of the river Padma near Rajshahi, Bangladesh: Part-1

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