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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Percidae Perches
Subfamily: Percinae
Genus: Perca

(See list of species below)



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North America
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Perca flavescens (Mitchill, 1814)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Perca flavescens
[American yellow perch]



Eurasia
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Perca fluviatilis Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Perca fluviatilis
[European perch]
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Max. Length 50 cm TL

 
Perca schrenkii
[Balkhash perch]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Perca flavescens American yellow perch North America 50 TL 1814
Perca fluviatilis European perch Eurasia 60 SL 1758
Perca schrenkii Balkhash perch Asia 50 TL 1874



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