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Occurs in coastal zones, also found in oasis pools with hypersaline to fresh water (Ref. 3788). Forms schools. Chiefly a herbivorous species (Ref. 13530). Not a seasonal killifish. Very difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139). Spawn in areas where roots of hyacinth or other floating plants abound (Ref. 44327).

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