IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Occurs almost anywhere in its range but most common in clear rocky streams (Ref. 3814, 10294); also inhabits large rivers, reservoirs and glacial lakes to the north. Feeds on algae, detritus, entomostraca, and immature insects, especially midge larvae and pupae (Ref. 10294).

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