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BiologyFound in coastal areas, mainly on or near coral reefs (Ref. 30573). More common along steep seaward reefs than in lagoons (Ref. 9710). Forms large aggregations in midwater on upper edge of steep slopes and around patch reefs, often with other fusiliers (Ref. 90102). Feeds on zooplankton. Oviparous, with numerous, small pelagic eggs (Ref. 402).