In various reef habitats (Ref. 48636). Occurs in surf-swept reef margins. Also found in intertidal areas and is usually associated with coralline rock and coral reef lagoons.
- Fricke, R. 1994 Tripterygiid fishes of Australia, New Zealand and the southwest Pacific Ocean (Teleostei). Theses Zool. 24:1-585. (Ref. 13227) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=13227&speccode=46328