IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)

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Biology

More common in rocky areas; wide depth range from about 10 m to at least 130 m (Ref. 4967). Found in the littoral zone at an average depth of 10 m, above all over rocky substrates (Ref. 36901). Larger specimens feed exclusively on fishes; exhibits cuckoo behaviour (Ref. 78218).

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