Also known as False-eye Grubfish, False-eyed Grubfish, Grubfish, Ocellate Weaver, Ogilby's Grubfish, Sandsmelt, Spothead Grubfish, Weever, Weeverfish.
Found singly or in small schools, often resting on their fins, around coral heads and over rubble and sand bottoms, in current prone channels of clear lagoons and seaward reefs.
They feed on benthic fish and invertebrates.
Length - 24cm
Depth - 3-50m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific
Sandperches live in the sand under solid pieces of reef, a single dominant male lives with a small harem of females. Not a very shy fish, is happy to sit and watch the world go by! Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Parapercis-clathrata.html