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Adults inhabit sheltered lagoons and exposed, outer slope coral reefs. Frequently encountered in large aggregations including 100 or more individuals at moderate depths, usually in 30-40m, like in some Pacific locations (Ref. 48635). Juveniles solitary and shallow in protected bays with algae and rubble substrates. They feed mainly on fishes and crustaceans (Ref. 4533).

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