Also known as Coral Razorfish, Coral Shrimpfish, Jointed Razorfish, Longspined Razorfish, Striped Shrimpfish.
Found head down in schools, sometimes among the spines of Diadema Sea Urchins, and in the arms of Staghorn corals, or just close to shelter, over coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on tiny crustaceans and zooplankton.
Length - 15cm
Depth - 2-40m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific
Shrimpfishes swim in groups with head down swimming in a synchronised fashion (when one turns they all turn) often sheltering in rich coral patches, in fan and whip coral and sea grass beds. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/6503