Category: Aquaculture | Career | Management | Resource

The impact of Covid-19 pandemic on fisheries sector of Bangladesh

In this current world, everyone is familiar with Covid-19 pandemic. COVID-19 has caused extreme damage to the economies of every country. Our country is no exception. Especially in the case of fisheries, being an agrarian country, fish farmers and fishmongers have suffered irreparable damage. At present, the demand …read more

Category: Resource | Waterbody

Our Rivers: Safe for Aquatic Lives or Not?

IntroductionRiver is a long water course that flows down a slope along a bed between banks. According to Banglapedia (2001), 700 rivers flow in Bangladesh. Now a day, most of them have dried out or are extinct due to lack of attention and pollution. About 17 rivers …read more

Category: Biology | Morphology | Systematics

Taxonomic Features, Marketing Channel and World Distribution of Glossogobius Giuris (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Figure 1: Full Picture of Glossogobius giuris (Female), Dorsal view (up), Ventral view (down)

Figure 1: Full Picture of Glossogobius giuris (Female), Dorsal view (up), Ventral view (down)

Introduction:

The species Glossogobius giuris (Common name (English) ‘Tank Goby’, locally known as ‘Bele’ (in Bangla)) is widely …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Top Ten Smallest Fishes of Bangladesh

Top Ten Smallest Fishes of Bangladesh

Top Ten Smallest fishes of Bangladesh are given below –

No. Scientific Name English Name Bangla/Local Name Max. SL (cm)* 10 Parambassis lala Highfin Glassy Perchlet Lal Chanda 3.8 9 Nangra ornata Ornata Catfish Gang Tengra 3.7 8 Badis chittagongis …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Threatened Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Distribution of Threatened Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

Distribution of Threatened Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

Threatened species are any species which are vulnerable to endangerment in the near future. It includes Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) and Vulnerable (VU) …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Data Deficient (DD) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Barilius barila, one of the Data Deficient (DD) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Barilius barila, one of the Data Deficient (DD) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

A Data Deficient (DD) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as not enough data to make an assessment of its risk of extinction.

According to IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b) …read more

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Least Concern (LC) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Tenualosa ilisha, one of the Least Concern (LC) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

Tenualosa ilisha, one of the Least Concern (LC) Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh

A Least Concern (LC) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as likely lowest risk, widespread, abundant taxon and does not qualify for a more at-risk category.

According to IUCN …read more