Perch Dissection Lab
By Harry Katz Vu-PAPBIO-3
Scientific name- Perch belong to the genus perca
Habitat- freshwater areas with submerged vegetation
Predators- larger fish
prey- Perch eat insects,snails,zooplankton, invertebrates and other small fish.
ecological adaptations- Perch have gills to help with respiration, fins and tails for swimming, and scales for protection.
-yellow perch can reach a length of 16 in. and weigh about two pounds.
-different species of perches can be found around the world.
-Yellow perch lay their eggs in long strands, usually hanging or floating on vegetation or some other structure.
-Other than as a source of food, the perch has not had a major impact on humans