IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Inhabits shallow lagoon reefs, in areas with dense coral cover (Ref. 9710). Individuals in the initial phase form groups (Ref. 9710). Feeds on algae by incessant grazing in coral reefs (Ref. 5503). Marked sexual dimorphism.

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