Feeds mainly on stomatopods, small fish, polychaete worms, chitons, sea urchins, sea stars, amphipods and shrimps.
Primarily a shallow-water benthic species found on sand and rubble bottoms. Builds mounds of rubble and shell fragments near reefs and grass beds; enters its mound head first when frightened
Text source: Fishbase
Often cought with poison, better left in the wild!