IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Occurs in clear seaward reef slopes, below 15 m, usually below 30 m (Ref. 9710). Adults mainly on deep coastal reef slopes and outer reef walls (Ref. 48637). Found singly or in pairs (Ref. 9710). Feeds on algal film on bare rocks (Ref. 9710). Juveniles found in shallow protected reefs, usually between soft coral, in 0.2-3 m depth (Ref. 9710).

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