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BiologyOccurs in coastal rivers and estuaries (Ref. 4127). Has been recorded in waters with a temp. range of 26.0-29.0 °C (Ref. 4959). Lives among algal where it mimics the coloration of the vegetation. Feeds on small prey and organic debris. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The incubation of the eggs takes place in a marsupial pouch found in front of the tail of the males (Ref. 5377).