Looking For: Hook, Line, and Sinker

A Look inside a Perch: Perca flavescens

Jacob Arrington

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The Essentials

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Percidae

Genus: Perca

Species: Flavescens

FUN FACTS

  1. Eggs are lain in long gelatinous strands
  2. Dorsal fins have long spikes
  3. The European Perch does not exist in North America
  4. Only the Yellow Perch is found in North America
  5. Perch are one of the most abundant fish species in the world