IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Occurs in running and stagnant waters (Ref. 4833). Found in fresh and brackish waters and deltas of large rivers, common in ponds and slow flowing rivers with vegetation in plains (Ref. 41236). Inhabits still waters with silt or mud substrate. Believed to be common in rice paddy fields. Nocturnal feeder, on insects and worms.

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