Category: Management | Marketing

Atrai Fish Market: an overview

Bangladesh is a riverine country. About 230 rivers spread through like nets over Bangladesh. The river Atrai is a one of the most famous river of Bangladesh. The upozila Atrai is named by the name of the river Atrai which is situated at the east side of Naogaon at a distance of 30 km. 

 

A village namely Tetulia is situated at the north-east side of the Ahasangang railway …read more

Category: Biodiversity | Fishes | Management | Resource

Ten Vulnerable Fishes of Bangladesh: Recorded from Chalan Beel

A total of 54 native freshwater fish species of Bangladesh have been declared threatened by IUCN Bangladesh (2000). Among them 12 species are recorded as critically endangered, 28 species are endangered and rest 14 species are vulnerable.

Out of 54 threatened freshwater fish species of Bangladesh, 28 species are found in Chalan Beel (5 species are critically endangered, 12 species are endangered and rest 10 species are vulnerable).

Vulnerable fish …read more

Category: Manpower | Resource | Teachers

Teachers Profile: Md. Mukhlesur Rahman Khan

Md. Mukhlesur Rahman Khan

Md. Mukhlesur Rahman Khan Professor and Former Head Dept. of Fisheries Biology & Genetics Bangladesh Agricultural University Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Contact: Tel: (091) 52236, Mobile: 01711-407359 Email: mmrkhan_bau at yahoo dotcom Fax: +88-091-55810

Field of specialization: Genetics and Fish Breeding particularly Population Genetics/ Molecular Biology/Biotechnology

Academic degrees held:

Degree: Ph.D. Field: Molecular Genetics Thesis …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Freshwater and Estuarine Fishes of Bangladesh

Freshwater and Estuarine Fishes: General parameter to differentiate freshwater from estuarine habitat is the salinity level of water. Freshwater contains less than 0.5 ppt (Parts Per Thousand) salinity whereas estuarine water contains moderate salinity (generally 14-17 ppt). We can easily define freshwater and estuarine fish species in such ways that “fishes live in freshwater habitats are called freshwater fish and fishes live in estuarine habitat are called estuarine fishes.”

But, …read more

Category: Resource | Waterbody

Bookbhara Baor

Bookbhara Baor

“Bukbhara Baor” is one of the well-known and renowned Baor in under sadar upazilla of Jessore district. The Baor is locates in the western position of the Upazilla. All of the Baors of Bangladesh is now under management either managed by the GOB or the private leaseholders. In the case of …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Threatened to Extinct Fishes of Bangladesh

Threatened to extinct fishes of Bangladesh: The IUCN Bangladesh (2000) has made a list of threatened to extinct fishes of Bangladesh. These species are considered as threatened fishes of Bangladesh. The National Categories of Threatened Animals are based on the Global Threatened Categories of IUCN. Bangladesh National Criteria were developed on the basis of qualitative data due to the lack of quantitative ones. The National Categories and Criteria …read more

Category: Fishes | Resource

Small Indigenous Species (SIS) of Fishes

What is SIS?

According to Rahman (1989), there are 260 species of freshwater indigenous fishes in Bangladesh. Among them, which grow to a size of 25 cm or 9 inches at mature or adult stage in their life cycle are known as Small Indigenous Species (SIS; Felts et al. 1996). However, people may argue over this definition as maximum …read more