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Fish Species Availability In The Fish Landing Centers Of Patuakhali Bangladesh

Journal: International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research (Vol.3, No. 2)

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Page : 220-225

Keywords : Key words Species; Fish landing center; marine water; fresh and brackish water; crustaceans; fin fish; exotic fish.;

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Abstract An investigation was carried out on the fish species availability in the fish landing centers of Patuakhali district from March 2012 to December 2012 to know the present status of freshwater brackish water and marine species variety and their relative abundance in Patuakhali the coastal district of Bangladesh. Almost all the major fish landing centers seven were surveyed using questionnaire. A total of 138 inland and marine water fish and crustacean species were observed. Out of 138 126 species belongs to finfish and rest 12 species to crustacean. Amongst the fin fish species 61 were freshwater 10 exotic and 55 marine water species. Twenty one fish species were found both in marine and freshwater. Eighteen species were detected as endangered Ompok pabda Tenualosa toli Sperata aor Chitala chitala Puntius sarana Rita rita Nandus nandus Notopterus notopterus Wallago attu Channa marulius Labeao bata Pangasius pangasius Puntius ticto Osteobrama cotio Labeo calbasu Chanda nama Bagarius bagarius and Rasbora rasbora. On the basis of abundance carp species Tenualosa ilisha Lates calcarifer Trichiurus haumela Penaeus monodon and Scylla serrata were recorded most abundant.

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