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Adults are found exclusively in the surge zone of seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). They always remain close to the shelter of small holes or sea urchin furrows in bare rock (Ref. 1602). Feed on benthic algae and small invertebrates. Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).


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