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:

Professional Experience:

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

Category: Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Fin Fishes of the River Choto Jamuna

River Choto Jamuna is an important and well-known river in Northern Bangladesh and one of the major distributaries of the River Atrai. This river contributes much in terms of fish production and source of income for many fishermen living beside this river. A total of 63 species of fishes have been recorded belonging to 41 genera, 23 families and 9 orders (Galib et al 2013). However …read more

Category: Event | Fair

Poradaha Fish Fair 2013

The largest dwarf goonch at the fair, 190 cm in TL

The largest Dwarf goonch at the fish fair measuring 190 cm in TL

The Poradaha Fish Fair of Bogra district is a famous fair in Northern Bangladesh. The date of the fair is quite interesting, …read more

Category: Biodiversity | Management | Resource | Waterbody

Baluhar Baor: A Crucial Harbor of Great Diversity

Baluhar Baor area is a “Hot spot (a very rich area in biodiversity)” of Bangladesh. A total of 3 major species of Annelids, 20 species of Arthropods, 8 species of Mollusks, 72 species of Fishes, 3 species of Amphibians, 13 species of Reptiles, 52 different species of Birds, 16 species of Mammals, 22 species of Aquatic macrophytes and 145 species of flowering plants (Sub-kingdom: Phanerogamia) were identified …read more

Category: Fisheries Personnel | Manpower | Resource

Fisheries Personnel Profile: Mohammad Abdul Kadir Tarafder

Mohammad Abdul Kadir Tarafder

Mohammad Abdul Kadir Tarafder Managing Director Sharnalata Agro Fisheries Ltd. Radhakanai, Fulbaria, Mymensingh.

Contact: Email: [email protected] Mobile: 0171 168 205 Job Experience:

Duration: 19 July 2004 to date Position: Managing Director Organization: Sharnalata Agro Fisheries Ltd., Radhakanai, Fulbaria, Mymensingh. Duties and Responsibilities:

Hatchery operations …read more

Category: Fishes | Haor Fishes | Resource

Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part K-L)


Labeo angra (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Labeo angra

Labeo angra

English Name: Angra labeo Bengali Name: Kharsa (খরসা), Angrot (অ্যাংরট), Kharish (খরিস) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened


Labeo bata (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)

Labeo bata…read more