First record of two marine fish species from the northern Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh
Keywords:Saint Martin’s Island, DNA Barcoding, Filimanus similis, Naso unicornis
The present study reports a new record of two marine fishes Filimanus similis (Feltes 1991) and Naso unicornis (Forsskål 1775) from Bangladesh waters. The specimens were collected from Saint Martin’s Island and Cox’s Bazar fish landing canter, Bangladesh. The specimens were diagnosed by analyzing their morphometric characters and DNA barcoding. The study also reports Naso as the first species of the genus ever recorded in the marine waters of Bangladesh.