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Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Volume 23: Freshwater Fishes

Zia Uddin Ahmed (Editor)

This volume covers the endemic and introduced species of freshwater fishes found in the waters of Bangladesh. In all, 251 species are included from 61 families.

Contents: Contents: Introduction. Phylum Chordata. Class Actinopterygii. Order Osteoglossiformes: 1. Family Notopteridae: i. Genus Chitala Fowler, 1934. ii. Genus Notopterus Lacepede, 1800. Order Elopiformes: 2. Family Megalopidae: i. Genus Megalops Lacepede, 1803. Order Anguilliformers: 3. Family Anguillidae: i. Genus Anguilla Schrank, 1798. 4. Family Moringuidae: i. Genus Moringua Gray, 1831. 5. Family Muraenidae: i. Genus Gymnothorax Bloch, 1795. 6. Family Muraenesocidae: i. Genus Congresox Gill, 1890. ii. Genus Muraenesox McClelland, 1843. 7. Family Ophichthidae: i. Genus Pisodonophis Kaup, 1856. Order Clupeiformes: 8. Family Clupeidae: i. Genus Corica Hamilton, 1822. ii. Genus Gonialosa Regan, 1917. iii. Genus Ilisha Richardson, 1846. iv. Genus Pellona Valenciennes, 1847. vi. Genus Tenualosa Fowler, 1934. 9. Family Engraulidae: i. Genus Coilia Gray, 1830. ii. Genus Gudusia Fowler, 1911. iii. Genus Setipinna Swainson, 1839. iv. Genus Thryssa Cuvier, 1829. Order Gonorhynchiformes: 10. Family Chanidae: i. Genus Chanos Lacepede, 1803. Order Channiformes: 11. Family Channidae: i. Genus Channa Scopoli, 1777. Order Cypriniformers: 12. Family Cyprinidae: i. Genus Amblypharyngodon Bleeker, 1860. ii. Genus Aristichthys Oshima, 1919. iii. Genus Aspidoparia Heckel, 1843. iv. Genus Barbonymus Kottelat, 1999. v. Genus Barilius Hamilton, 1822. vi. Genus Bengala Gray, 1833. vii. Genus Catla Valenciennes, 1844. 13. Family Psilorhynchidae: i. Genus Psilorhynchus McClelland, 1839. 14. Family Balitoridae: i. Genus Acanthocobitis Peters, 1861. ii. Genus Nemacheilus Bleeker, 1863. iii. Genus Schistura McClelland, 1839. 15. Family Cobitidae: i. Genus Botia Gray, 1831. ii. Genus Lepidocephalus Bleeker, 1858. iii. Genus Lepidocephalichthys Bleeker, 1863. Order Characiformes: 16. Family Characidae: i. Genus Pygocentrus Muller and Troschel, 1844. ii. Genus Piaractus Eigenmann, 1903. Order Siluriformes: 17. Family Bagridae: i. Genus Batasio Blyth, 1860. ii. Genus Hemibagrus Bleeker, 1862. 18. Family Siluridae: i. Genus Ompok Lacepede, 1803. ii. Genus Wallago Bleeker, 1851. 19. Family Schilbeidae: i. Genus Ailia Gray, 1831. ii. Genus Clupisoma Swainson, 1839. 20. Family Pangasiidae: i. Genus Pangasius Valenciennnes, 1849. 21. Family Amblycipitidae: i. Genus Amblyceps Blyth, 1858. 22. Family Sisoridae: i. Genus Bagarius Bleeker, 1853. ii. Genus Gagata Bleeker, 1858. Glossary. References. Index of English and local names. Index of scientific names.

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Title Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Volume 23: Freshwater Fishes
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2007
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9843000002860
length 300p., 187 col & 65 b/w photos, 10 figs