Occurs on deep coastal slopes and deep sand flats. Usually on open sand and rubble substrates near reefs.
Parapercis schauinslandiiis commonly referred to as Redspotted Sandperch, Lyretail Grubfish, Flagfin Weaver, Lyre-tail Grubfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.