Feeds on plants and invertebrates (Ref. 6110). Found in lagoon reefs and embayments, associated with the anemone Entacmaea quadricolor, and possibly other anemones. Has been reared in captivity (Ref. 35413, 35415, 35418, 35420).
- Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose 1984 Food habits of teleostean reef fishes in Okinawa Island, southern Japan. University of Tokyo Bulletin, no. 25. v,128p. University of Tokyo Press, Tokyo, Japan. 128 p. http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=6110