IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Inhabits from hill streams to middle stretches of rivers (Ref. 59043). Occurs in rivers on the low plains and at high attitudes. Can withstand low levels of oxygen during summer. Juveniles are omnivorous whereas adults feed on arthropods and other animals (Ref. 35754). Reported to feed on fry of other fish species. Involved in the Iberocypris alburnoides hybrid complex (Ref. 59043). Threatened due to habitat destruction, pollution and the introduction of other species (Ref. 26100).

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