Category: Costal and marine | Management

Physical factors affecting the life of shellfishes

In nature, shellfishes are very crucial both in ecological and economical point of view among calcifying species. They play an important role in ecological balance and thus they are termed as engineer of the ecosystem, governing energy and nutrient flows in ecosystems, providing shelters and abodes for many benthic organisms and constituting an important food source for birds, crabs, starfishes, fishes and as well as for dairy and poultry. In …read more

Category: Non-fishes | Resource

Shellfishes of Bangladesh: Lobsters, Clams & Crabs

Shellfish, a group of invertebrates and aquatic organism, is covered by chitinous or calcareous exoskeleton. Shell means an outer covering or layer which is popularly known as “Khoalos” in Bengali. Shellfish belongs to two major Phylum Arthropoda and Mollusca. In Bangladesh there are a wide range of shellfishes have been found which comprises different groups such as, Crustaceans (shrimp, prawn, lobster, crayfish, and crab) Molluscs (clam, mussel, oyster and scallop), …read more

Category: Costal and marine | Management | Resource | Waterbody

Bay of Bengal: A Bay of Prospects towards National Flourishment

Coastal artisanal fishing

Coastal artisanal fishing

Bangladesh is endowed with vast marine and coastal waters having an area of about 1.5 times more than that of her total land mass. The environment is under the dynamic interface between terrestrial systems and marine systems dominated by wave actions …read more

Category: Non-fishes | Resource

Shellfishes of Bangladesh: Mussel, Snail & Oyster

Shellfish, a group of invertebrates and aquatic organism, is covered by chitinous or calcareous exoskeleton. Shell means an outer covering or layer which is popularly known as “Kholos” in Bengali. Shellfish belongs to two major Phylum Arthropoda and Mollusca. In Bangladesh there are a wide range of shellfishes have been found which comprises different groups such as, Crustaceans (shrimp, prawn, lobster, crayfish, and crab) Molluscs (clam, mussel, oyster and scallop), …read more

Category: Non-fishes | Resource

Shellfishes of Bangladesh: Shrimp and Prawn

Shellfish, a group of invertebrates and aquatic organism, is covered by chitinous or calcareous exoskeleton. Shell means an outer covering or layer which is popularly known as “Khoalos” in Bengali. Shellfishes are belonging to two major Phylum Arthropoda and Mollusca. In Bangladesh, there are a wide range of shellfishes have been found which comprise different groups such as, Crustaceans (shrimp, prawn, lobster, crayfish, and crab) Molluscs (clam, mussel, oyster and …read more