Nocturnally active, but occurring in large schools above lagoon patch reefs and along outer reef slopes during the day (Ref. 9768). Feeds mainly on fishes, but also on penaeid shrimps and squids.
- Salini, J.P., S.J.M. Blaber and D.T. Brewer 1994 Diets of trawled predatory fish of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia, with particular reference to predation on prawns. Aust. J. Mar. Freshw. Res. 45(3):397-411. http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=6932