Category: Biodiversity | Management

Migratory Pattern, Route and Abundance of Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha)

Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha): The national fish of Bangladesh

Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha): The national fish of Bangladesh

During entire life, Hilsa shad (the national fish of Bangladesh) migrates both from sea to freshwater and freshwater to sea to meet the biological demand. Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha) lives in the …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Why Hilsa is called “the king of fish”? The reasons behind unique tastiness of Hilsa

Hilsa shad, Tenualosa ilisha

Hilsa shad, Tenualosa ilisha

Hilsa is considered as one of the most tastiest fish due to its distinctly soft oily texture, mouthwatering flavour and superb mouthfeel. The fish is locally called “Macher Raja” means the king of fish.

The human tongue recognizes …read more

Category: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part T-Z)

 

Tenualosa ilisha (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Tenualosa ilisha

Tenualosa ilisha

English Name: Hilsa shad, Hilsa Bengali Name: Ilish (ইলিশ), Hilsa (হিলসা), Ilisha (ইলিশা) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened

 

Tetraodon cutcutia (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

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Category: Fishes | Resource

Hilsa shad, Tenualosa ilisha (Hamilton, 1822)

Hilsa shad, Tenualosa ilisha

Hilsa shad, Tenualosa ilisha

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Clupeiformes (herrings) Suborder: Clupeoidei Family: Clupeidae (Herrings (shads, sprats, sardines, pilchards, and menhadens) Subfamily: Alosinae (Shads) Genus: Tenualosa Species: T. ilisha

Synonyms Clupanodon ilisha Hamilton, 1822 Clupea ilisha (Hamilton, 1822) Clupea palasah Cuvier, 1829 …read more