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Biology

Inhabits river, lakes and swamps. Mature adults undertake spawning migration to incoming streams and breeding takes place amidst gravel and sandy beds (Ref. 40974). Spawning period is extremely protracted, from May until the beginning of August. Large specimens spawn earlier than the small ones. Diet consists of animals and plants (Ref. 1441).

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