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BiologyAdults found solitary or in small groups in seaward reef crests and outer reef slopes in exposed shallow reef fronts subject to mild to moderate surge (Ref. 48636, 90102). Oviparous. Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205), and are attached to the substrate via a filamentous, adhesive pad or pedestal (Ref. 94114). Larvae are planktonic, often found in shallow, coastal waters (Ref. 94114). Minimum depth of 2 m reported from Ref. 90102.