IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

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A lacustrine and pelagic species, occurring in relatively deep water. Feeds predominantly on mid-water plankton, especially Cladocera, and chironomid pupae. Migrates to tributaries for spawning. Spawns in most lake tributaries. Attains a maximum size of up to about 33 cm SL (Ref. 59043).


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