The speckled sandperch (Parapercis hexophtalma) is a species of marine fish in the family Pinguipedidae. These odd fish have eyes are on the top of the head. They are commonly seen on the seabed, propped up by their widely-separated pelvic fins. The males of the species have slightly different markings than the females. The speckled sandperch is found in shallow waters on the east coast of Africa as far south as Natal, the Red Sea, and the western Indo-Pacific Ocean. It grows to a maximum length of around 11 inches (28 centimeters).
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