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BiologyOccurs in the main stream of the middle Mekong during dry season (Ref. 12693) in deep slow reaches (Ref. 37769). Migrates to smaller streams or floodplains during rainy season (Ref. 12693). Found also in rapid-running mountain streams (Ref. 12975). Omnivorous, feeding on detritus, periphyton, worms and insects. Breeding occurs at the end of the rainy season, as water levels fall. Marketed fresh (Ref.12693).