Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea, off Tantabiddi Creek, WA (21°56'S) to Cobourg Peninsula, NT (132°07'E) and Portlock Reef, Coral Sea (9°44'S) to Escape Reef, QLD (15°49'S); tropical, east-Indo-west-central Pacific.
Cape Province (20), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)
Coral Sea Islands Territory, Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands
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Adults inhabit clear coastal reefs with moderate currents (Ref.
). Usually in small groups on sponges or reef outcrops. They feed on zooplankton (Ref.
). Eggs are hemispherical and covered with numerous sticky threads that anchor them in the algae on the nesting sites (Ref.
). Larvae are planktonic which occur primarily in shallow, nearshore waters (Ref.
). Minimum depth of 0 m reported from Ref. 13227.