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Occupies intermediate habitats at Minos and Nkhungu reefs; these reefs are shallow, less than 7 m deep; males hold territories mainly over sand near rocks and excavatebeneath rocks to construct their spawning burrow; feeds on sediment-rich aufwuchs on rocks from which it rakes diatoms and loose algal strands (Ref. 86409).


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