Classification / Names
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar)
(Perch-likes) > Percidae
(Perches) > Percinae
Etymology: Perca: Greek, perke = perch, a fish without identificaction (Ref. 45335); flavescens: flavescens meaning yellow (Ref. 1998). More on author: Mitchill.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
; sötvatten; brackvatten bentopelagisk; djupintervall ? - 56 m (Ref. 11004), usually ? - 9 m (Ref. 1998). Temperate; 0°C - 30°C (Ref. 35682); 65°N - 30°N, 124°W - 59°W (Ref. 86798)
North America: Atlantic, Arctic, Great Lakes, and Mississippi River basins from Nova Scotia to Mackenzie River drainage, Northwest Territories in Canada, and south to Ohio, Illinois and Nebraska in the USA; south in Atlantic drainages to Savannah River in Georgia, USA.
Length at first maturity / Size / Vikt / Age
Maturity: Lm 19.2  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 50.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9988); common length : 19.1 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 12193); publicerad maxvikt: 1.9 kg (Ref. 40637); rapporterad maxålder: 11 år (Ref. 12193)
Inhabits lakes, ponds, pools of creeks, and rivers. Also found in brackish water and in salt lakes. Most commonly found in clear water near vegetation; tends to shoal near the shore during spring (Ref. 9988, 10294). Feeds on immature insects, larger invertebrates, fishes and fish eggs during the day. Preyed upon by fishes and birds (Ref. 1998). Spawns between February and July in the northern hemisphere and between August and October in the southern hemisphere (Ref. 10999). Neither anterolateral glandular groove nor venom gland is present (Ref. 57406). Marketed fresh or frozen; eaten pan-fried, broiled or baked (Ref. 9988).
Nonobligatory plant spawner.
Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 2011. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 663p. (Ref. 86798)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Fiskeri: kommersiell; sportfisk: ja; Akvarium: Offentliga akvarier
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.6250 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01230 (0.00965 - 0.01568), b=3.04 (2.97 - 3.11), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278
): 3.7 ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliens (Ref. 69278
): Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (K=0.17-0.19; tmax=11).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100) .