Barca snakehead, Channa barca (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Channidae (Snakeheads) Genus: Channa Species: C. barca Synonyms Ophicephalus nigricans Cuvier, 1831 Ophiocephalus barca Hamilton, 1822 Common/local name English: Barca snakehead Bangladesh: Pipla (পিপলা), Pipla shol (পিপলা শোল),

Hamilton’s barila, Barilius bendelisis (Hamilton, 1807)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii  (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Sub-family: Rasborinae (Danioninae) Genus: Barilius Species: B. bendelisis Varieties: Two varieties are available in Bangladesh (Shafi and Quddus, 2001)- Barilius bendelisis var. cosca (খোকসা