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Biology

Inhabits deep lagoons and seaward reefs. Feeds on zooplankton in midwater aggregations. Forms schools with other caesionids. Oviparous, with numerous, small pelagic eggs (Ref. 402). Juveniles used as tuna bait fish.

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