IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Usually occurs near vegetation in swamps, ponds, backwaters, pools of small to large rivers (Ref. 5723, 10294) and oxbow lakes. Feeds on microcrustaceans (chydorid cladocerans, cyclopoid copepods, ostracods), rotifers, unicellular algae (desmids and diatoms), and small dipteran larvae (Ref. 10294).


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