Also known as American Perch, Coontail, European Perch, Lake Perch, Raccoon Perch, Ringed Perch, Ringtail Perch, Striped Perch, Yellow Perch.
Found in schools, close to vegetation, in clear water shorelines, of creeks, lakes, ponds, and rivers, also brackish waters, and salt lakes.
They feed on fish, fish eggs, insects, and invertebrates.
Length - 25cm
Depth - 0-56m
Widespread North America
A popular game fish these fish display some of the most beautiful colours. Ref: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/Perca-flavescens.html