IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Found over seagrass beds, coral reefs and adjacent sandy areas. Feeds mainly on echinoderms, crustaceans, and fish, and to a lesser degree on mollusks. Smaller, more numerous females than males have been confirmed for the Saya de Malta population (Ref. 2295). Marketed fresh (Ref. 171).

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