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BiologyAdults occur in mangroves, pilings and rocky shores, often in silty water. They feed on crustaceans, hydroids, bryozoans and pelecypods (Ref. 5521). Oviparous. Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205), and are attached to the substrate via a filamentous, adhesive pad or pedestal (Ref. 94114). Larvae are planktonic, often found in shallow, coastal waters (Ref. 94114).