Inhabit cool streams. Feeds on aquatic insects (Ref. 54729). Survives well in aquarium conditions and the pink lateral band of mature males make them attractive for native fish aquaria (Ref. 54726).
- Nelson, J.S., E.J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-PÃ©rez, L.T. Findley, C.R. Gilbert, R.N. Lea and J.D. Williams 2004 Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. American Fisheries Society, Special Publication 29, Bethesda, Maryland. ix, 386 p. + 1 CD. (Ref. 52299) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=52299&speccode=12126
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