Found in coastal reef sand slopes. Secretive in reefs during the day. Moves out over sand at night to hunt (Ref. 48635). Benthic (Ref. 58302).
- Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino 1984 The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=559&speccode=7