Occur near the surface of ponds, canals and streams. Often found in turbid waters. Probably feed mostly on exogenous insects and also on some algae. Spawning sites are found in rivers and ponds (Ref. 33813). Mature adults probably breed during the rainy season. Occasionally sold fresh. Probably used to make prahoc (Ref. 12693).
- Rainboth, W.J. 1996 Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong. FAO Species Identification Field Guide for Fishery Purposes. FAO, Rome, 265 p. (Ref. 12693) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=12693&speccode=26747
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