IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Inhabits vegetated quiet water and usually swims several inches below surface of water. 7 cm max TL (Ref. 5723). Feeds on larval crustaceans (mainly cyclopoid and harpacticoid copepods), mosquito larvae, small worms, and mollusks (Ref. 79012). Not a seasonal killifish. Is difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).

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