IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Inhabits long deep pools of small to medium rivers over clay, sand or gravel. Occasionally found in creeks, large rivers and impoundments (Ref. 5723). Feeds on organic detritus, copepods, cladocerans, midge larvae and diatoms (Ref. 10294).


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