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Talang queenfish, Scomberoides commersonnianus Lacepède, 1801

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos) Subfamily: Scomberoidinae Genus: Scomberoides Species: S. commersonnianus

Synonyms Chorinemus commersonnianus (Lacepède, 1801) Chorinemus delicatulus Richardson, 1846 Chorinemus exoletus Cuvier, 1832 Chorinemus leucopthalmus Richardson, 1846 Scomber madagascariensis Shaw, 1803

Common/local names English: Talang queenfish, Lather skin queenfish and Double spotted queenfish Bangladesh: Futki chapa (ফুটকি চ্যাপা), Talang (তালাঙ্গ) and Rani (রাণি)

Distributions: Coastal and open sea (pelagic) …read more

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Y-loach: Botia lohachata

Y-loach: Botia lohachata

Y-loach: Botia lohachata

Synonyms Botia lohachata Chaudhuri, 1912 Botia lohachata Qureshi, 1965 Botia lohachata Menon, 1974

Common name: Y-loach Local name: Rani, putul

Taxonomy position: Phylum- Chordata Class-Oesteichthyes Order-Cypriniformes Family- Cobitidae Genus- Botia

Fin formula: D. 11 (2/9); P1.14: P2. 8: A. 7 (2/5) (Rahman, …read more

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Necktie loach: Botia dario

Necktie loach: Botia dario

Necktie loach: Botia dario

Synonyms: Cobitis dario Hamilton, 1822 Botio dario Day, 1878 Botio dario Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Botio dario Bhuiyan, 1964

Common name: Necktie loach, Queen loach, Bengal loach Local name: Rani, bau, putul, Beti

Taxonomy position: Phylum- Chordata Class-Oesteichthyes Order-Cypriniformes …read more

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Bengal loach: Botia dario (Hamilton, 1822)

Bengal loach: Botia dario

Bengal loach: Botia dario

Systematic position: Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cobitidae (loaches) Genus: Botia Species: B. dario

Synonyms: Cobitis dario (Hamilton, 1822), Botia geto (Hamilton, 1822), Canthophrys flavicauda (Swainson, 1839), Canthophrys zebra (Swainson, 1839), Diacanthus flavicauda (Swainson, 1839), Diacanthus zebra (Swainson, 1839).

Common/Local names: Bou, Rani, Beti (Bangladesh); Necktie loach …read more

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Reticulate/Y-loach: Botia lohachata Chaudhuri, 1912

Reticulate loach: Botia lohachata

Reticulate loach: Botia lohachata

Systematic posotion: Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cobitidae (Loaches) Genus: Botia Species: B. lohachata

Common names: Bou, Rani, Beti (Bangladesh); Reticulate loach (Fishbase); Lohachat (India).

Distribution: Indus river system (Pakistan); Ganga drainage (India); Nepal (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991) and Bangladesh.

Conservation status: Endangered in Bangladesh (IUCN, 2000).

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