A survey has been carried out in order to explore the existing fish fauna of the river Padma near Rajshahi. One species of Chondrichthyes and 72 species of Osteichthyes of fishes were recorded. Details are given in Fish and Other
Synonyms: Ambassis ranga: Day, 1878; Day, 1889; Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937; Ahmad, N. 194; Bhuiyan, 1964. Chanda ranga: Hamilton, 1822; Menon, 1974. Chanda lala: Hamilton, 1822. Common name: Indian glassy fish (English name). Bangla name: Lal chanda, Ranga chanda.