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Scientific Name Cranoglanis bouderius  (Richardson, 1846)
Common Name Panserhovedmalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Lian Jiang, Lianzhou, Guangdong Prov., 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 Status Vulnerable
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Rep. Brit. Assoc. Adv. Sci. 15th meeting [1845] 283
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Last Update 2006 Oct 07 06:29 (species record created: 2006 Mar 10 00:00)