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Found in coastal reef slopes and deep outer reef lagoons in current channels. Usually in large groups with several large males (Ref. 48636). Inhabits sand-rubble bottoms (Ref. 90102). Found hovering above sandy slopes. Usually forms a harem of one male-phase fish and about a dozen female-phase fish (Ref. 37240). Normally buried when no current is running (Ref. 48636).


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