IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Prefers well-oxygenated but vegetated waters such as floodplain river channels and permanent lagoons. Shy, emerging in subdued light, most active in early morning and late afternoon (Ref. 7248). Feeds on worms, crustaceans, insects and plant matter (Ref. 7020). Migrates during rainy season (Ref. 13337).

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