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BiologyFound in lakes and coastal rivers (Ref. 3236). Occur usually over soft, slightly muddy substrates or substrates with heavy layers of leafy detritus in deep, relatively quiet waters (Ref. 6868). Feed on mollusks and small crustaceans (Branchiopods, Copepods, Ostracoda) which it digs from the substrate (Ref. 27935). Also feed on fish and insects (Ref. 28714).