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Cranoglanis bouderius  (Richardson, 1846)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Cranoglanididae (Armorhead catfishes)
Etymology: Cranoglanis: Greek, kranion = skull + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 43.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40536); max. published weight: 2.2 kg (Ref. 557)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6; Anal soft rays: 28 - 29. No scale, 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 (Ref. 40536).

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Asia: Kwangsi-Province in China.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in river bottom with clear water flows. Lives on shrimps and small fishes. Fish delicious and main edible of the Zhujiang River valley (Ref. 45563).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Nelson, J.S., 1994. Fishes of the world. Third edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. 600 p.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2ae+4ae)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), based on all LWR estimates for this BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (41 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.