Stays in reef crevices during daytime. After dark, solitary individuals are widespread in exposed positions, swimming close to the reef (Ref. 13550). Feeds on small crustaceans, crustacean larvae, and small fishes (Ref. 9710).
- Hobson, E.S. 1974 Feeding relationships of teleostean fishes on coral reefs in Kona, Hawaii. Fish. Bull. 72(4):915-1031. (Ref. 13550) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=13550&speccode=4734