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DistributionGeneral distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, littoral and reef flat waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995); widespread in the tropical Indo-Pacific (Conand, 1998). Also distributed in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995).