IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Two subspecies: Alestes dentex dentex in the Nile and Alestes dentex sethente (Valenciennes, 1849) in Sudanian basins of West Africa. Omnivorous, stomachs examined contained seeds, zooplankton, insects or fish fry (Ref. 28714).


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