IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

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Biology

Inhabits deep parts of large rivers, with moderate to swift current (Ref. 59043). Adults live essentially in freshwater although some fish frequently occur in estuaries. Males are sexually mature between 9-15 years; females between 16-20 years (Ref. 11941). Spawns in main river channel over stone-gravel or gravel-sand bottom and with strong current (Ref. 59043).

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