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BiologyInhabits small, very shallow, clay-bottomed pools, vegetated with emergent grass tussocks. The pools are fed by artesian mound springs. Diurnal fluctuations in water temperature can be as great as 21°C. Tolerates temperatures between 3° and 39°C. Co-occurs with the Red-finned blue-eye Scaturiginichthys vermeilipinnis another endangered species (Ref. 44894).