IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Adults inhabit middle reaches of streams and rivers with clear water, moderately swift current and gravel bottom. Occurs in groups. They feed on invertebrates and algae. Breeding occurs in fast-flowing water on gravel bottom (Ref. 59043). Used as bait. Not so well fished although the flesh is excellent (Ref. 30578). Locally threatened (Ref. 59043).

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