IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

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Pelagic, usually at depths of 10-30 m. Feeds on zooplankton and small amounts of benthic invertebrates. Spawns in open water close to surface, above depths of 20-40 m (Attersee) or at 2-3 m and close to shore (Mondsee). Spawns for the first time at 4 (Attersee) or 3 years (Mondsee). Spawns in early February - mid March (Attersee), late December - mid January (Mondsee). Individual fishes usually spawn 2-3 seasons. Eggs sink to bottom (Ref. 59043).

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