Inhabits passages and outer reef slopes. Known to occur at 25°C. Feeds chiefly on planktonic copepods, algae, echiuroid and sipunculoid worms, and pelagic tunicates. Associated with the anemones: Entacmaea quadricolor, Heteractis aurora, Heteractis crispa, Heteractis magnifica, Stichodactyla haddoni, and Stichodactyla mertensii (Ref. 5911).
- Fautin, D.G. and G.R. Allen 1992 Field guide to anemonefishes and their host sea anemones. Western Australian Museum, Francis Street, Perth. (Ref. 5911) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=5911&speccode=4551