IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Inhabit lagoon and seaward reefs, mainly in coral rich areas (Ref. 1602). Feed on algae. Oviparous (Ref. 240), monogamous (Ref. 52884). Frequently exported through the aquarium trade. Form hybrids with Centropyge eibli and C. flavissima at areas of sympatry. Mimicked by juveniles of the acanthurid Acanthurus pyroferus (Ref. 48391).


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