IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Parasitic; semelparous (Ref. 12218). Inhabits all types of rivers and streams, including brackish waters and enters floodplain meadows during high waters. Ammocoetes occur in detritus-rich sands or clay sediments. Spawns in shallow water on sand-gravel bottom (Ref. 59043).

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