Inhabit hard bottoms. Also found over sand. Feeds on bottom and near-bottom invertebrates. Also in Ref. 37413.
- Roux, C. 1990 Haemulidae. p. 783-788. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 6946) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=6946&speccode=400
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