American Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens)

Also known as American Perch, Coontail, European Perch, Lake Perch, Raccoon Perch, Ringed Perch, Ringtail Perch, Striped Perch, Yellow Perch

Description

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

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