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Typical of creeks than of large rivers. Inhabits waters of moderate current as well as lakes and more rapid waters. Found between 12 to 600 m in elevation. An aggressive fish which swims in schools. Principal food consists of seeds, leaves and in smaller quantities, insects (Ref. 36880).


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