IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Found in most coral reef habitats except in the surge zone (Ref. 9710). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Obligate cleaner (Ref. 9710), picks parasitic crustaceans from other fishes. Monogamous (Ref. 52884). Swims with a dancing-flitting motion. It spends the night resting in a balloon-like mucous cocoon.


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