IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Occurs in slowly moving or standing water habitats (Ref. 12693). Encountered also in rapid-running mountain streams of the middle Mekong (Ref. 12975). Common in impoundments, with small individuals frequenting areas of dense vegetation. Feeds mainly on prawns, crabs, and shrimps, along with some insect larvae and some fish as well. Breeds at the start of the rainy season and the young are found in seasonally flooded habitats in June. Marketed fresh (Ref. 12693).


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