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Scientific Name Cranoglanis bouderius  (Richardson, 1846)
Common Name Panserhovedmalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Lian Jiang, Lianzhou, Guangdong Province, China.
Synonym(s) Bagrus bouderius, Cranoglanis sinensis, Macrones sinensis
Etymology Greek, kranion = skull + Greek, glanis = a cat fish 
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Size 430mm or 16.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Straight and complete lateral line. Short dorsal fin, the highest ray almost equals the length of the head. Long maxillary barbel reaches to the middle of the pectoral fin. Swimming bladder is heart-shaped, divided into three chambers. Olive colored body, gradually become white starting from the stomach. All fins white gray.
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Distribution Asia: Kwangsi-Province in China.
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IUCN Red List Category Vulnerable, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2011.
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down arrow Further Information
Reference Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 15th meeting 1845], pp 283.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 08:28 (species record created: 2006 Mar 10 00:00)