Found near the surface, usually associated with floating objects (Ref. 26340) or Sargassum. Commonly blown into shore and bay waters during storms (Ref. 7251). Epipelagic (Ref. 58302). A solitary (Ref. 26340) and voracious predator (Ref. 5521). Feeds on fishes and shrimps that seek refuge in the floating weeds (Ref. 48635).
- Masuda, H. and G.R. Allen 1993 Meeresfische der Welt - GroÃ-Indopazifische Region. Tetra Verlag, Herrenteich, Melle. 528 p. (Ref. 9137) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=9137&speccode=127