Inhabits clear, shallow waters of outer reef areas. Also found in lagoons, back-reef areas, and on the reef-top. Feeds on small fishes (68%) and crustaceans (Ref. 5222).
- Hiatt, R.W. and D.W. Strasburg 1960 Ecological relationships of the fish fauna on coral reefs of the Marshall Islands. Ecol. Monogr. 30(1):65-127. (Ref. 275) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=275&speccode=4738