Inhabits rocky reefs. Feeds mainly on crabs (67%) and fishes (20%). Typically found in shallow water over a rocky bottom with some surf action (Ref. 33). Carnivore (Ref. 57616).
- Randall, J.E. 1967 Food habits of reef fishes of the West Indies. Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. Miami 5:665-847. (Ref. 33) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=33&speccode=12