IUCN threat status:

Critically Endangered (CR)

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Biology

Occurs at a temperature range of 21.5-29.0 °C; occasionally forms schools; is mainly diurnal (Ref. 2). Males were seen scooping algal debris from the bottom, occasionally moving to adjacent weed beds to rasp epiphytic algae (Ref. 2, 55077). Maternal mouthbrooder (Ref. 55077). Excellent to eat (Ref. 53528).

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