IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

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Biology

Inhabits lakes in shallow areas. Feeds mainly on snails and trichopteran larvae, supplemented by other benthic invertebrates. Spawns near or in lake outlet. Spawning may also occur on sandy bays in middle region of northern shore. Attains a maximum size of about 36 cm SL (Ref. 59043).

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