IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

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Biology

Occurs in shallow vegetated bays, over sand, in purely rocky biotopes and other kinds of habitats; mostly found at shallow depths; feeds on phytoplankton and on diatom sediment on the sand (Ref. 5595). Maternal mouthbrooder (Ref. 6150).

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