IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

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Biology

Inhabits lakes and streams with stone and gravel bottom (Ref. 59043). Occurs in water bodies in low-lying plains with little current. Feeds on invertebrates and algae. Threatened by water abstraction and pollution (Ref. 26100). Size reaches up to at least 50 cm SL (Ref. 59043).

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