Pempheris klunzingeri, better known as the Rough Bullseye or Klunzinger's Bullseye, is endemic to Australia, occurring in temperate waters from eastern South Australia to the central coast of Western Australia. It is is a schooling species that is found on inshore, rocky reefs to depths of about 20 m, usually in caves and under ledges.
Pempheris klunzingeri has a deep compressed body that is covered with small ctenoid scales that are rough to touch. It has a very large eye and a large obliquely-angled mouth. The body colour varies from pale yellowish or pinkish-brown to darker orange-brown.