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Biology

Adults occur solitary or forms small groups on coral outcrops (Ref. 90102). Found in clear water, rich coral habitats on coastal to outer reef crests of slopes to about 15 m depth. They live on rocks and corals on steep slopes. (Ref. 48636). Oviparous. Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205), and are attached to the substrate via a filamentous, adhesive pad or pedestal (Ref. 94114). Larvae are planktonic, often found in shallow, coastal waters (Ref. 94114).

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