Fish ID: Reticulated Sandperch

Sandperch reticulated sandperch parapercis tetracanthus bal
species Parapercis tetracanthus
size To 24cm
locality Sand and rubble areas close to reefs
behaviour Perched, solitary
range Tropical Indian and Asian Pacific

Bronzey brown body with about 8 silver-white squares down the side, with the same number of matching saddles above, and bright bars below on belly. Two dark bars on head.