Species Details

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Eutropiichthys vacha

Batchwa Vacha Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Eutropiichthys vacha
Family : Schilbeidae
Order : Silurifirmes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Batchwa Vacha, Bacha
Habitat : Tidal rivers and lakes
Description : Compressed body and large mouth with 4 pairs of barbels are evident in Bacha species.They appear as silver color which is greyish along the back along with tint cobalt-blue.Dorsal spine of them is weak.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Seam Ferdous Emon, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: www.fishbase.in, Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 23).photo credit and copyright:Hossain, Mostafa A. R( [email protected]).www.fishbase.de. more information please contact with us.