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Inhabits clearwater streams with sandy to muddy bottom, up to 2.5 m deep, with water flow up to 50 cm/sec. Supposedly an air-breather that hides amidst plant debris on the bottom during the day. Feeds mainly on chironomid larvae and oligochaetes, besides larvae of several aquatic insects (Ref. 39865).


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