What does Hakaluki Haor provide the people?

Beels in Hakaluki Haor provide shelter for fish during the dry winter months, and in the early monsoon these fish produce millions of spawn for the entire downstream fishing community. The main fish species of the haor include kalibaus, boal, rui, ghagot, pabda, and chapila.

What is the largest haor in Bangladesh?

Hakaluki Haor
Hakaluki Haor (Bengali: হাকালুকি হাওর) is a marsh wetland ecosystem of north-eastern Bangladesh. It is one of Bangladesh’s largest and one of Asia’s large marsh wetland resources.

How do you get Hakaluki Haor?

Hakaluki Haor is 65km away from Moulvibazar Sadar Upazila so tourists can reach there by cng from Moulvibazar. Direct buses are available from Dhaka to Moulvibazar.

Where is the Hakaluki Haor?

Hakaluki Haor is located in the North-East of Bangladesh it belongs to two districts Moulvibazar (70% of the territory) and Sylhet (30% of the territory) under Sylhet division. Hakaluki Haor is one of the Ecologically Critical Area (ECA) which was once with plenty of aquatic resources including swamp forest.

How does Hakaluki Haor help us?

The Hakaluki Haor supports a wide variety of agricultural and horticultural crops and fast growing introduced timber species. A significant number of medicinal plants is also found in the Haor.

Is Hakaluki Haor a Ramsar site?

The rich habitat of fish, birds as well as of different plants, part of Hakaluki has already been made a fish sanctuary. Preparation in this regard is going on, sources said. The two existing Ramsar sites in Bangladesh are the Sundarbans and Tanguar haor.

What is the English of haor?

A haor (Bengali: হাওর), is a wetland ecosystem in the north eastern part of Bangladesh which physically is a bowl or saucer shaped shallow depression, also known as a backswamp. During monsoon haors receive surface runoff water from rivers and canals to become vast stretches of turbulent water.

Is Hakaluki Haor important for biodiversity?

It provides sanctuary to many species of animals and birds including some very rare kinds – already declared as threatened, vulnerable, endangered and critically endangered species. A total of 558 species of animal and birds have been identified here.

Is Hakaluki HAOR a Ramsar site?

How many bells are connected by Hakaluki HAOR?

Hakaluki Haor contains 276 interconnecting beels (CWBMP 2005) (Table 1).

Why do people make shelters Hakaluki Haor?

Hakaluki Haor is an important source of fisheries resources for Bangladesh. The beels in Hakaluki haor provide winter shelter for the mother fisheries. In early monsoon these mother fisheries produce millions of fries for the entire downstream fishing communities.

What are Ramsar sites?

A Ramsar Site is a wetland site designated to be of international importance. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, also known as the Convention on Wetlands, is an intergovernmental treaty for the conservation and wise use of wetlands.