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BiologyEncountered in front of a vertical wall covered with the sun coral Tubastrea aurea, at 36 m depth. It retreated into one of the many small (bucket to bathtub-sized) caves in this wall. During later dives, several other individuals were encountered along the same vertical wall, but additional individuals were later also seen in other areas, consisting of large boulders overgrown with black coral (Antipathella and Tanacetipathes species.). They retreated below these boulders when approached. The most common species in the same area were the soldier fishes Myripristis jacobus Cuvier, 1829 and Sargocentron hastatum (Cuvier, 1829); and Corniger spinosus Agassiz, 1831, was also seen at the vertical Tubastrea wall (Ref. 91766).