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BiologyBiology unknown (Ref. 9710). Inhabits coastal and offshore reefs, rubble areas and low-profile coral patches (Ref. 90102). Found in sheltered reefs with rich coral and algae mix along upper parts of slopes. Occurs in small groups of mix sexes but females outnumber males greatly (Ref. 48636). Males attract females by flashing neon-like colors an hour before sunset (true for most Paracheilinus (Ref. 90102).