IUCN threat status:

Not evaluated

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Biology

Live in flowing water with a sandy substrate; can be very abundant in suitable habitats; bury themselves in sand leaving only the head exposed and snap food particles such as minute aquatic animals; produce about 12-16 large eggs which suggests some form of parental care (Ref. 94654)

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