Nagasaki damsel habitat
This species is found alone or in small groups near sandy areas around rock outcrops (Randall 2005, Allen and Erdmann 2012). It is closely associated with the branching corals, Pocillopora damicornis and Porites cylindrica (McCormick 1994, Webster 2002, Wilson et al. 2008, Coker et al. 2014). The maximum total length is 11 cm (Allen and Erdmann 2012).