is not much information on the keeping of Cranoglanis
species but they are predators so would need to take
this into account if purchasing. Not seen very often
in the hobby. Description: 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.
Colouration: Olive coloured body,
gradually become white starting from the stomach.
All fins white grey. Habitat: Found
in river bottom with clear water flows. Diet:
Lives on shrimps and small fishes. Usually caught
as a food fish.
1990 Cranoglanididae. p. 294-297. In J.-H. Pan,
L. Zhong, C.-Y. Zheng, H.-L. Wu and J.-H. Liu (eds).
1991. The freshwater fishes of Guangdong Province.
Guangdong Science and Technology Press, Guangzhou.
589 p. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors.
2009. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication.
www.fishbase.org, version (03/2012).