Know Your Perch

Jose Sosa- Mitcham- Period 6

Perch 101

Scientific name- Perca. Perch are carnivorous fish that have habitats of small ponds, lakes, streams, or rivers. These fish prey on smaller fish, shellfish, or insect larvae. There predators conist of include larger fish, such as Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Chain Pickerel, Walleye, Bluegill and other sunfish. Birds, including herons, gulls, eagles, hawks, kingfishers, and mergansers eat them as well.
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Perch fish are consumed all over the map and they generate substantial commercial income from fish farming. Many methods have been created to catch these fish. The most popular fishing technique is, lure fishing . This species is very notorious, smart, and cunning. This is why we have many subtle techniques applied to catch them.