Inner and outer reef lagoons, usually in caves along steep slopes. Juveniles in shallow lagoons or protected shallow reefs (Ref. 48635). During the day, occurs under coral ledges of channel and outer reef slopes (Ref. 37816).
- Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene 1997 Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Second Edition. Revised and expanded edition. Crawford House Publishing Pty Ltd. Bathurst, NSW, Australia. 557 p. (Ref. 27362) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=27362&speccode=12900