Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 9710). Commensal with sea anemones, usually Radianthus gelam. Also reported to be associated with the anemone Entacmaea quadricolor, found mainly in protected coastal waters and lagoons. Feeds primarily on zooplankton and benthic algae.
- Allen, G.R. 1991 Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 p. (Ref. 7247) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=7247&speccode=11793