Occurs in lagoon and outer reefs. Occurs in pairs and small groups (Ref. 48636). Monogamous (Ref. 55367). A protandrous hermaphrodite (Ref. 32166). Associated with the anemones: Heteractis crispa and Stichodactyla mertensii (Ref. 5911). Has been reared in captivity (Ref. 35413, 35418, 35420).
- Allen, G.R. 1991 Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 p. (Ref. 7247) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=7247&speccode=11793