Occurs in sheltered habitat, often on open sand and rubble bottom near reefs; but appears to be far less common than C. coronata (Ref. 83660).
- Randall, J.E., J.T. Williams and L.A. Rocha 2008 The Indo-Pacific tetraodontid fish Canthigaster coronata, a complex of three species. Smithiana, Publ. Aquatic Biodiv. Bull. 9:3-13. (Ref. 83660) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=83660&speccode=7845