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BiologyOccur in coral-rich areas of lagoon reefs and less commonly in seaward reefs. Juveniles in harbors and estuaries (Ref. 48636). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Usually solitary, in pairs or in small groups. Feed on plant and animal material. Oviparous (Ref. 205), monogamous (Ref. 52884). Form pairs during breeding (Ref. 205). Can be easily maintained in tanks.