Bangladeshi Hilisha Fish (Size 12 - Approx 1.2kg) Whole
Hilsha fish is a fish of saltwater. Thy live in a group in the coastal area of the sea. Hilsha is the national fish of Bangladesh. Among the total fish production of Bangladesh about 30% is hilsa. Hilsha fish is also known as some other name, such as ilish fish, elish fish etc. A large number of the Hilsha fishes are caught every year from the rivers of Bangladesh like, Padma, Meghna, Jamuna and some others. Generally it is a fish of sea. But during breeding period it comes to the big rivers and lays eggs there. As they come to the big rivers during breeding so, they are known as migratory fish. The minnow or young Hilsha fishes are known as Jatka. After successful breeding, they swim back to the sea. Fisherman also caught a large number of Hilsha fishes from the sea. But the Hilsha fishes of river are more tasty than sea fish. As a result, almost all the people like the freshwater or river Hilsha fish. Physical characteristics, classification, food, breeding and life cycle of this important fish are described below.
Classification of Hilsha Fish
The scientific classification of Hilsha fish described below.
- Kingdom : Animalia
- Phylum : Chordata
- Class : Actinopterygii
- Order : Clupeiformes
- Family : Clupeidae
- Subfamily : Alosinae
- Genus : Hilsha
- Species : H. ilisa
- Scientific Name : Hlisa ilisa
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