Freshwater Fish Species in Brahmaputra River [Tibet, China, India Bangladesh]

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Fish Species in Brahmaputra

In Bangladesh, becomes the Jamuna and merges with the Ganges in the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=80]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Acanthocobitis botia Balitoridae demersal 11 TL 3.0 native
Acanthocobitis zonalternans Balitoridae demersal 10 TL 2.6 native
Ailia coila Schilbeidae pelagic 30 TL 3.0 native
Badis badis Nandidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.3 native
Badis blosyrus Nandidae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Badis kanabos Nandidae benthopelagic 3 TL   native
Barbodes hexagonolepis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 120 TL 2.9 native
Barilius barna Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Barilius shacra Cyprinidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 native
Barilius tileo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 38 TL 2.8 native
Batasio tengana Bagridae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.2 native
Botia dario Cobitidae demersal 16 TL 3.4 native
Botia dayi Cobitidae demersal 12 TL 3.1 native
Chaca chaca Chacidae demersal 20 TL 4.5 native
Chagunius chagunio Cyprinidae demersal 50 TL 2.8 native
Channa barca Channidae benthopelagic 90 TL 3.5 native
Channa stewartii Channidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.8 native
Chitala chitala Notopteridae demersal 149 TL 3.7 native
Crossocheilus latius Cyprinidae benthopelagic 16 TL 2.6 native
Devario acuticephala Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Erethistes pusillus Erethistidae demersal 5 TL 3.0 native
Exostoma labiatum Sisoridae demersal 8 TL 3.2 native
Gagata gagata Sisoridae demersal 31 TL 3.0 native
Gagata youssoufi Sisoridae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Gangra viridescens Sisoridae demersal 9 TL 3.0 native
Garra kempi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11 TL 2.2 native
Garra lissorhynchus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.9 native
Glyptosternon maculatum Sisoridae demersal 25 TL 3.4 native
Glyptothorax annandalei Sisoridae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.1 native
Gonialosa manmina Clupeidae pelagic 15 TL 3.4 native
Gudusia chapra Clupeidae pelagic 20 TL 3.4 native
Labeo ariza Cyprinidae benthopelagic 37 TL 2.5 native
Labeo pangusia Cyprinidae benthopelagic 60 TL 2.7 native
Lepidocephalus guntea Cobitidae demersal 15 TL 3.2 native
Lepidocephalus menoni Cobitidae demersal 0 TL   native
Mesonoemacheilus pulchellus Balitoridae demersal 6 TL 2.9 native
Nemacheilus elongatus Balitoridae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.8 native
Nemacheilus labeosus Balitoridae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.6 native
Nemacheilus nagaensis Balitoridae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.6 endemic
Nemacheilus pavonaceus Balitoridae demersal 10 TL 2.6 native
Nemacheilus reticulofasciatus Balitoridae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.7 endemic
Nemacheilus subfuscus Balitoridae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.6 native
Neoeucirrhichthys maydelli Cobitidae demersal 5 TL 3.0 native
Notopterus notopterus Notopteridae demersal 74 TL 3.5 native
Osteobrama cotio cotio Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Otolithoides pama Sciaenidae benthopelagic 160 TL 3.1 native
Oxygymnocypris stewartii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 24 TL 3.0 native
Parachiloglanis hodgarti Sisoridae demersal 7 TL 3.2 native
Parambassis lala Ambassidae demersal 4 TL 3.2 native
Pareuchiloglanis kamengensis Sisoridae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.2 native
Pristis microdon Pristidae demersal 656 TL 3.9 native
Pseudecheneis sulcata Sisoridae demersal 20 TL 3.0 native
Psilorhynchus homaloptera Psilorhynchidae demersal 10 TL 3.0 native
Ptychobarbus dipogon Cyprinidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.0 native
Puntius conchonius Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.9 native
Puntius guganio Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.8 native
Salmo trutta fario Salmonidae demersal 100 TL 3.6 introduced
Salmostoma bacaila Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.2 native
Salmostoma phulo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Salmostoma sardinella Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Schistura beavani Balitoridae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.6 native
Schistura manipurensis Balitoridae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.6 native
Schistura prashadi Balitoridae benthopelagic 6 TL 2.9 native
Schizopygopsis younghusbandi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 29 TL 3.0 native
Schizothoraichthys progastus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 50 TL 2.8 native
Schizothorax macropogon Cyprinidae benthopelagic 41 TL 3.0 native
Schizothorax molesworthi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 26 TL 2.9 native
Schizothorax oconnori Cyprinidae benthopelagic 46 TL 2.9 native
Schizothorax waltoni Cyprinidae benthopelagic 55 TL 3.0 native
Sicamugil cascasia Mugilidae demersal 10 TL 3.3 native
Sinilabeo dero Cyprinidae benthopelagic 75 TL 3.0 native
Sisor rabdophorus Sisoridae demersal 22 TL 3.0 native
Sperata aor Bagridae demersal 180 TL 3.8 native
Sperata seenghala Bagridae demersal 150 TL 3.4 native
Tor progeneius Cyprinidae benthopelagic 88 TL 3.0 native
Triplophysa microps Balitoridae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 native
Triplophysa stenura Balitoridae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.0 native
Triplophysa stewarti Balitoridae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.2 native
Triplophysa tibetana Balitoridae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.0 endemic
Xenentodon cancila Belonidae pelagic 40 TL 3.9 native
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Page generated June 30, 2003 from Fishbase.org. Page created by: Jen, 15.11.01, last modified by Jen, 20.09.02.




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