IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Inhabit steep offshore rocky reefs (Ref. 47838). Feed on sponges, filamentous algae and small crustaceans (Ref. 9626). Rarely seen except from submersibles below 100 m (Ref. 9710). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Form pairs during breeding (Ref. 205).

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