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) …read more

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 …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

Category: Fishes | Resource

List of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh and their conservation status

Conservation status of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (According to IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

Conservation status of Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh (According to IUCN Bangladesh (2015a, b))

List of freshwater fishes of Bangladesh including their local conservation status (IUCN 2015a and b) are given below. In the …read more

Category: Manpower | Resource | Teachers

Fisheries Teacher Profile: Syed Ariful Haque

Syed Ariful Haque

Syed Ariful Haque Lecturer Department of Fisheries Bangamata Sheikh Fojilatunnesa Mujib Science & Technology University Melandah, Jamalpur, Bangladesh

Contact Details Email: [email protected], [email protected] Mobile: +88-01725-405740 Web: https://bsfmstu.ac.bd

Professional Experience:

Position: Lecturer Department of Fisheries Technology, Sheikh Fajilatunnesa Mujib Fisheries College, Melandah, Jamalpur-2012. Duration: 12th January 2013 …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 …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)

Tetraodon cutcutia…read more