DOI: 10.14798/73.4.818

Short communication, Note

THREATENED FISHES OF THE WORLD: Ompok pabda (Hamilton, 1822) (Siluriformes: Siluridae)

2015, 73 (4)   p. 183-185

Md. Yeamin Hossain, Md. Alomgir Hossen, Khairun Yahya, Md. Mahmudul Islam, Md. Ariful Islam, Khan Kamal Uddin Ahmed, Momtaz Begum


The endangered catfish, Ompok pabda, is one of the foods high in nutritional value in Asian countries but its natural populations have declined due to over-exploitation and various ecological changes in its natural habitats leading to an alarming condition and deserving high conservation importance. This paper recommends the actions for the sustainable conservation of the remaining isolated population of O. pabda in Asian countries.


ompok pabda, catfish, endangered, conservation, asia


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