Hilsa captive breeding hits roadblock as fries don't survive

The research on the captive breeding of Bengal's favourite fish hilsa in saline tank water continues to hit roadblocks as the young fries are not surviving, said an official from the state's fisheries department.

India, Bangladesh seek to save the delectable hils

Hilsa, or ilish as it is known among Bengalis, like salmon, migrates from seawater to fresh water to breed

Bengal to up vigil to stop fishing of small Hilsa

With the marine delicacy Hilsa being sold at Rs.1,000-Rs.1,500 per kg due to short supply, WB govt decided to check catching of small fish .

Is overfishing killing the hilsa in Bengal?

It is the ultimate in Bengali cuisine and Bengalis in both India and Bangladesh. But the hilsa, may soon disappear from Bengali homes due to man`s greed.