IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

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Inhabits shallow rocky and coral reefs (Ref. 9710); in shallow waters, generally in less than 20 m; usually in small groups with a large male dominating; with the young being collected in tide pools (Ref. 33411). Feeds mainly on gastropods and pelecypods; also on crabs (Ref. 9710).


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