Inhabits rocky outcrops and crevices that are frequently situated in sand channels on outer reef slopes. Common in deeper sections of the outer reef about 20 to 60 m in depth (Ref 7247).
- Masuda, H. and G.R. Allen 1993 Meeresfische der Welt - GroÃ-Indopazifische Region. Tetra Verlag, Herrenteich, Melle. 528 p. (Ref. 9137) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=9137&speccode=127