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BiologyOccur in seagrass beds of shallow lagoons. Also in Sargassum rafts during or immediately after wet season (Ref. 48636). Feed primarily on small crustaceans and occasionally on scales from fishes. Oviparous (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205). This form was named by Bleeker (a852) as Petroscirtes bankanensis.