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BiologyFavors the shallow mud bottom waters near fringing vegetation such as papyrus and Vossia. Feeds mainly on Caridina and caenid larvae (Ref. 9606). Oviparous (Ref. 205). A male to female ratio of 1:10.5 has been noted for this species (Ref. 10608). Migrates up the river to spawn (Ref. 10608).