Inhabits near surface of quiet to flowing water, usually near margins of clear, sandy to gravelly headwaters, creeks and small rivers. 9.7 cm max TL (Ref. 5723). Feeds on terrestrial arthropods, aquatic insects, small crustaceans, and diatoms (Ref. 10294). Spawning occurs over gravel (Ref. 79012). Not a seasonal killifish. Is easy to maintain in the aquarium (Ref. 27139).
- Huber, J.H. 1996 Killi-Data 1996. Updated checklist of taxonomic names, collecting localities and bibliographic references of oviparous Cyprinodont fishes (Atherinomorpha, Pisces). Société Française d'Ichtyologie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France, 399 p. (Ref. 27139) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=27139&speccode=12252
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