Oceanic and mesopelagic, found in 300-560 m during the day (Ref. 4066) and 60-175 m at night (Ref. 47377). Specimens reach sexual maturity at a length of 2,7 cm.
- Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino 1984 The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=559&speccode=7