IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Occurs in areas of mixed sand and rocky substratum; juveniles found in tide pools, but may occur in deeper waters. Stomach and gut contents have gastropods (mainly Strombus maculatus), pelecypods (with mytilid and Lima), ophiuroids (Ophiocoma), hermit crabs (Pagurus pascuensis), crabs (with Trapezia), and echinoids; with mollusks as the major prey items (Ref. 33411).

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