IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

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Biology

Inhabits caves; found in rocky habitats; feeds on the droppings of mainly herbivorous species; picks up edible morsels from the substrate; also seems to be attracted to large catfishes, from which it may eat wastes as well (Ref. 5595). Feeds on droppings of cave-dwelling catfish Bagrus meridionalis (Ref. 82798).

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