IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Inhabits lower and middle reaches of rivers with slow current, preferring areas with vegetation and shore cover. Migrates upstream areas with faster current and gravel or stone bottom for spawning (Ref. 59043). Feeds on invertebrates and plants (Ref. 26100) and algae (Ref. 59043).


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