Cranoglanis bouderius

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Cranoglanis bouderius
Preserved specimens - Kunming Natural History Museum of Zoology - DSC02403.JPG
Preserved specimens - Kunming Natural History Museum of Zoology
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Cranoglanididae
Genus: Cranoglanis
Species: C. bouderius
Binomial name
Cranoglanis bouderius
(J. Richardson, 1846)
Synonyms
  • Bagrus bouderius Richardson, 1846
  • Macrones sinensis Bleeker, 1872
  • Cranoglanis sinensis Peters, 1881

Cranoglanis bouderius is a species of armorhead catfish found in Kwangsi Province, China and Vietnam. It grows to a length of 43.0 cm (16.9 inches) SL and to 2.2 kilograms (4.9 lb). It is considered to be a fine food fish in the Zhujiang River Valley in China. It lives in clear water rivers and its diet consists of shrimps and small fishes.

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