Amazing Desi Fish
Bangladesh is a land of rivers and famous for desi fish . Our rivers abound with fish. There are concerning 32,000 species of fishes worldwide and nearly 400th of the species board fresh water. In Bangladesh, there are 401 species of marine fishes and 251 species of inland fishes (in freshwaters and salt waters).
desi fish hilsa (Ilish):
The most vital (culturally and economically) one is hilsa (Ilish), Tenualosa ilisha, an anadromous fish that migrates down the ocean to the rivers to spawn. The immature young ones, domestically called jatka fully grown within the rivers and its tributaries, descend to the ocean for feeding, and on maturity come back to freshwater for breeding and to complete the life cycle.
The migrating adult fishes are extensively exploited throughout may to October; the young ones that are Jatka are captured throughout Feb to may within the rivers.Bangladesh is famous for this delicious fish (desi fish). It’s our national fish. It’s known as the king of fish too. In Bangladesh, hilsa fish is especially caught within the Padma (lower Ganges), Meghna (lower Brahmaputra), and Jamuna rivers. Over 100 percent of the country’s total fish production comes from hilsa fish. Hlish is an oily fish made of omega 3 fatty acids. Recent experiments have shown its useful effects in decreasing cholesterol level in rats and insulin level.
desi fish Rui (Labeo rohita):
Rui (Labeo rohita) may be a fish of the carp fish family, found normally in rivers and freshwater lakes in and around South Asia and South-East Asia. It’s a non-oily/white fish. Throughout the first stages of its lifecycle, it fares primarily creature, however, because it grows, it fares a lot of and a lot of flora, and as a juvenile or adult is a carpophagous column feeder, intake primarily flora and submerged vegetation. It’s changed, skinny hair-like gill rakers, suggesting that it feeds by sieving the water. This fish is thought domestically as ‘the king of fishes’. Found in fresh bodies, seldom in briny water. This fish may be a bottom feeder fish. Prey on each natural and supplementary feeds. Naturally breeds in flowing water bodies, particularly in rivers, and floodplains throughout the season.
Catla is that the sole member of the genus Gibelion, of the carp fish family. It’s a fish with an oversized sticking out jawbone. It’s normally found in rivers and fresh lakes in Bangladesh. Body short and deep, somewhat laterally compressed, its depth quite head length; head terribly giant, its depth exceptional half the top length; body with prominently giant cycloid scales, head barren of scales; snout flat out rounded; eyes giant and visual from face of the head; mouth wide and upturned with outstanding sticking out lower jaw; higher lip absent, lower lip terribly thick; no barbels; jawbone with a movable articulation at symphysis, while not a outstanding process; gill rakers long and fine. It will weigh quite fifty pounds.
Mrigel, Common English: Mrigal carp, Scientific name: Cirrhinus cirrhosis may be a native to giant rivers within the Indian landmass. Inhabits are quick flowing streams and rivers. It will tolerate high levels of salinity. Feeds on being, however additionally graze on protoctist. Spawning happens in marginal areas of the water body with a depth of 50-100 cm over a sand or clay substrate. It will grow one meter long and weigh up to twenty-five weight unit. This is an awfully active fish with a massive strength.
Kalibaus, Scientific Name: Labeo calbasu is also a popular species happens throughout Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Myanmar, Pakistan, Siam and Southern China. Inhabits in rivers, rivers, lakes, beels, and ponds; in slow waters of rivers and it’s primarily a bottom feeder that feeds on plants, filamentlike protoctist, and diatoms. It will weigh up to 5-6 weight units. Terribly strong fish to convey an excellent fight.