What is the most accepted definition of Small Indigenous Species of Fish?

QuestionsCategory: Fisheries ResourceWhat is the most accepted definition of Small Indigenous Species of Fish?
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BdFISH Answer Team Staff answered 3 years ago

The most accepted definition of Small Indigenous Species of Fish is as below-
Small indigenous species of Fish (SIS Fish) are those small fishes which attains a maximum length of 25 cm (Felts et al., 1996; Hossain and Afroze, 1991; Hossain et al., 1999).
Bangladesh has approximately 260 indigenous fresh water species where 143 species are classified as small indigenous species (Rahman, 2005).
 
Reference:
Felts, R.A., F. Rajts and M. Akhteruzzaman, 1996. Small indigenous fish species culture in Bangladesh (Technical brief), IFADEP Sub project 2. Development of Inland Fisheries, pp: 41.
Hossain, M.A. and S. Afroze, 1991. Small fish as a resource in rural Bangladesh. Fishbyte, 9: 16-18.
Hossain, M.A., K. Afsana and A.K.M. Azad Shah, 1999. Nutritional value of some small indigenous fish species (sis) of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Fish, 3: 77-85.
Rahman, A.K.A., 2005. Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh. 2nd Edn., Zoological Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh, ISBN-13: 9789843221803, pp: 86-87.
 

rajunav replied 3 years ago

Dear Sir, Thank you for kind help. Sir, can you provide me a reference copy of below mentioned papers, since it is not available online.Felts, R.A., F. Rajts and M. Akhteruzzaman, 1996. Small indigenous fish species culture in Bangladesh (Technical brief), IFADEP Sub project 2. Development of Inland Fisheries, pp: 41.Rahman, A.K.A., 2005. Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh. 2nd Edn., Zoological Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh, ISBN-13: 9789843221803, pp: 86-87.