Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Pabdah catfish, Ompok pabda (Hamilton, 1822)

Pabdah catfish: Ompok pabda

Pabdah catfish: Ompok pabda

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Siluroidea Family: Siluridae (Sheatfishes) Genus: Ompok Species: O. pabda

Common/ local names English: Pabdah catfish Bangladesh: Madhu pabda (মধু পাবদা) and Pabda (পাবদা) India: Leothari, Pahboh (Assam); Pabda, Pabo, Pahboh and …read more

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Rita, Rita rita (Hamilton, 1822)

Rita: Rita rita

Rita: Rita rita

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Bagroidea Family: Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes) Genus: Rita Species: R. rita

Synonyms Arius cruciger (Owen, 1853) Arius ritoides Valenciennes, 1840 Pimelodus rita Hamilton, 1822 Rita buchanani Bleeker, 1854 Rita crucigera (Owen, 1853) Rita ritoides …read more

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Goonch, Bagarius bagarius (Hamilton, 1822)

Goonch: Bagarius bagarius

Goonch: Bagarius bagarius

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Sisoroidea Family: Sisoridae (Bagariidae; Sisorid catfishes) Subfamily: Sisorinae Genus: Bagarius Species: B. bagarius

Synonyms Bagarius buchanani Bleeker, 1854 Bagarius yarrelli (Misspelled name, must not be used) Pachypterus luridus Swainson, 1839 Pimelodus bagarius …read more

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Great snakehead, Channa marulius (Hamilton, 1822)

Great/Giant snakehead: Channa marulius

Great/Giant snakehead: Channa marulius

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Suborder: Channoidei (Ophiocephaliformes) Family: Channidae (Snakeheads) Genus: Channa Species: C. marulius

Common/local names English: Giant snakehead and Great snakehead Bangladesh: Gajar (গজার), Gajal (গজাল) and Sal (সাল) India: Haal (Assam); Sal, Gajal …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Walking snakehead, Channa orientalis Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Walking snakehead: Channa orientalis

Walking snakehead: Channa orientalis

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Suborder: Channoidei (Ophiocephaliformes) Family: Channidae (Snakeheads) Genus: Channa Species: C. orientalis

Synonyms Channa gachua (non-Hamilton, 1822; misspelled name) Ophicephalus apus Canestrini, 1861 Ophiocephalus apus Canestrini, 1861 Ophiocephalus aurantiacus Hamilton, 1822

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Cuchia, Monopterus cuchia (Hamilton, 1822)

 Cuchia for selling

Cuchia for selling

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Synbranchiformes (Swamp eels) Suborder: Synbranchoidei Family: Synbranchidae (Swamp eels) Genus: Monopterus Species: M. cuchia

Common/local names English: Gangetic mud eel, Cuchia Bangladesh: Kuchia (কুচিয়া), Kuicha (কুইচা) and Kunche (কানচি) India: Kuchia (Assam); Kuchia, Cuchia, and Kunche (West Bengal); Anayabaam and Cuchia (Bihar) and …read more