Not Reef Tank Suitable
Not Suitable for Fish-Only Tank
Range: Western Atlantic Ocean: Throughout the Caribbean.
Size: 10 inches (25 cm)
Natural Environment: Inhabits coral reefs, with juveniles found in seagrass beds. Usually found at depths between 6 – 65 feet (2– 20 m) where it feeds mainly on algae, yet also sponges, crabs, brittle stars and sea urchins.
General Husbandry: Colors vary between sexes and its stage of growth (phase). Not normally collected for the trade.
FYI: Shown here for identification only.
Food fish in local areas.