Benthic (Ref. 58302). Live exclusively on, or in close association with gorgonian seawhips Juncella fragilis and J. juncea which usually occur in groups in areas exposed to currents at depths of 5 to more than 30 m (Ref. 1602, 58302). May also live on other species like Ellisella maculata, or even on mooring lines (Ref. 1602). Also Ref. 48637.