IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Occurs in shoals; prefers well-aerated, open water of flowing rivers. Feeds from the water column on planktonic crustaceans and insects such as midges and ants. Attracted to light at night. Breeds in early summer (Ref. 7248).

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