Lives in clear, flowing waters. Often forms aggregations
around log snags or in deeper rock pools. Also occurs
in sandy bottoms around the cover of woody debris
and in flooded lagoons. Solitary. Reproduction:
Nothing specific is known about the breeding biology,
but it probably spawns early in the wet season. The
first two thumbnail specimens were photographed at
a Wildlife park by the image contributor and originated
from the Dalry River. Diet: Feeds
on aquatic insects, mollusks, prawns and bottom detritus.
Feeds by thrusting its snout into the sandy bottom.
Endemic to Australia. Glencoe, Northern Territory
and coastal drainage.
Wilson @ aquagreen.com Froese, R. and D. Pauly.
Editors. 2008.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic
publication. www.fishbase.org, version (11/2008).