IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Inhabits mountain and piedmont streams, with strong current, sand, gravel or rock bottom. Less abundant in lowland stretches and estuary. Larvae and small juveniles feed predominantly on chironomids and algae while larger juvenile and adults prey on a variety of benthic invertebrates and small fish. Spawns on gravel bottom. Widely distributed and abundant, but rare in lower Kuban since construction of Krasnodar dam (Ref. 59043).


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