Found in sandy areas of shallow lagoon reefs. Inhabits coastal bays and inner reefs, usually on deep silty slopes from about 15 meters down (Ref. 48637).
- Hoese, D.F. and H.K. Larson 1994 Revision of the Indo-Pacific gobiid fish genus Valenciennea, with descriptions of seven new species. Indo-Pac. Fish. (23):71 p. (Ref. 8527) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=8527&speccode=12606