IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

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Biology

Favors deep pools and runs of large tributaries and mainstreams as well as impounded waters. Omnivorous, feeding on algae and aquatic invertebrates such as insects, snails, and crabs. Large specimens also take frogs and small fish. Breeds in summer, migrating upstream to spawn over gravel beds.

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