Found in inshore waters. Benthic species (Ref. 75154). Specimens have been taken from a coral knoll and from reefs. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The males carry the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205). Males may be mature at about 5-5.5 cm SL.
- Dawson, C.E. 1985 Indo-Pacific pipefishes (Red Sea to the Americas). The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Ocean Springs, Mississippi, USA. (Ref. 5316) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=5316&speccode=46103
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