IUCN threat status:

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Biology

Inhabits coral bottoms of channels and over reef slopes (Ref. 9710). Herbivorous (Ref. 33482). Occasionally exported through the aquarium trade (Ref. 48391). Often in small loose groups on inner reefs in low patches of brittle corals and coralline algae mix that is shared by damselfishes and small wrasses (Ref. 48636).

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