This species is common on coral reefs and areas of sand in shallow water. It walks along the bottom, using its third pair of arms and back mantle flaps. It is active at night when it hunts small fish and crustaceans. It is often found close to echinoderms where it finds prey easily.
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1- 12 m depth, size up to 5cm. Colour pattern includes short lines on the upper body and a set of blue spots along the base of the mantle. Can display a false eye when threatened.