IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Common in shallow coastal waters where it often swims near the surface. Forms dense schools on clear inner reefs, swimming high above substrate (Ref. 48635). Feeds chiefly on shrimps, copepods, decapods and small fishes (Ref. 30573).

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