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BiologyAdults prefer muddy substrate and usually seen by divers in deep waters that are not disturbed by waves, but it enters shallow estuaries. Adults form pairs and usually swim along the bottom around large remote coral heads on mud slopes. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205). An active cleaner (Ref. 48635). Solitary or pairs around isolated coral patches on sand/mud slopes (Ref 90102).