IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon pinnacles, channels, and outer reef slopes. Solitary (Ref. 37816), a secretive species, usually hiding in caves and crevices in the reefs. One of the smallest species of groupers known. Gut analysis revealed crustacean remains.

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