Category: Fishes | Resource

Stinging catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1794)

Stinging catfish: Heteropneustes fossilis

Stinging catfish: Heteropneustes fossilis

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Siluroidea Family: Heteropneustidae (Saccobranchidae; Airsac catfishes) Genus: Heteropneustes Species: H. fossilis

Common/local names English: Stinging catfish Bangladesh: Shing (শিং), Shinghi (শিংঘি) and Jiol (জিওল) India: Singee and Sheenee (Assam); Singhi (West …read more

Category: Fry and Brood | Trade

Non-traditional fish seeds for aquaculture

যশোরের চাঁচড়া এলাকায় রাস্তার পাশে মাছের পোনা বিক্রয়ের দৃশ্য

Fish seed selling

Majority fishes cultured in Bangladesh are carps. These are major carps (Rohu, catla, mrigal and calbasu) and Chinese carps (silver carp, bighead carp, common carps and grass carp). Some other species are also cultured in Bangladesh, such as walking catfish, stinging catfish, sutchi catfish etc.

Chasra area of …read more