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India, B’desh to save hilsa from extinction

Dhaka: As over-fishing in the Bay of Bengal takes a toll on the population of hilsa – the silvery tropical fish savoured in India and Bangladesh as the quintessential Bengali delicacy – experts from both the countries are seeking joint initiatives to manage and preserve habitats of the prized fish and weed out perilous practices threatening its breeding. Read More »

Cage culture can boost fish yield

Cage culture has bright prospects of yielding around 10,000 metric tons of additional fishes valued at around Taka 150 crore only in two rivers of Chapainawabgonj district annually. Prospect of commercial fish farming in river and different other open water bodies is bright that can supplement the government effort to boost fish production in the region to meet up its ... Read More »

Price of fishes up, vegetable stable in Sylhet

The price of fish has gone up and that of vegetables remained stable in Sylhet. But it differs from the list of prices displayed by Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB). Fish prices have risen by Tk10 to 20 per kg subject to quality, weight and size. The scorpion and cat fish were selling at between Tk 480 and Tk 600, ... Read More »

Endangered Sharks

Well-known species of sharks such as the great white shark, tiger shark, blue shark, mako shark, and the hammerhead shark are apex predators—organisms at the top of their underwater food chain. Read More »