IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

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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