IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Prefers high veldt rapids but is absent from the coldest streams. Occurs more often in large permanent pools of seasonal rivers (Ref. 1440). Favors deep pools, but will enter rapids; grazes algae and `aufwuchs' from firm surfaces. Migrates upstream in rain-swollen rivers to breed (Ref. 7248).


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