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Morphology

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Dorsal spines (total): 11 - 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10 - 12; Analspines: 3; Analsoft rays: 7 - 8; Vertebrae: 25 - 27
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Biology

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Adults prefer to occupy riffle and run habitat, and may form shoals in deep slow water around snags. Juveniles mostly occurs in riffle habitat. Inhabits clear waters, over rocky substrates, usually where algae are in abundance. Feeds mainly on filamentous algae that are scraped off rocks with specially modified teeth (Ref. 119336).
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