IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Inhabits rocky runs and pools of headwaters, creeks and small rivers (Ref. 5723, 10294). Feeds on aquatic insects (Ref. 54729, 10294); also on diatoms and other algae (Ref. 54725). Considered as an attractive aquarium pet and propagation through artificial fertilization is practical (Ref. 54725).

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