Smelly perch

Galilea galvan Period 4th

Objectives

In the dissection you will be learning about the Internal and external anatomy. I also will be talking about how the perch is classified and where they are from.

Habitat

•Most of the perches live in freshwater but they also like to inhabit slow-moving rivers,streams, and ponds The way a perch lives is very different. Perches are mostly classified as "Perca"


ECOLOGICAL NICHE

  • Perches have a spotted or sometimes striped outer layer that allow them to hide from predators in the water by blending with coral and other items


ADAPTATION

•Some of the adaptations that a perch has is the eyes, gills(which are need to breathe), Fins(which help when swimming), and scales.

Predators

  • Eagles
  • Hawks
  • Diving ducks
  • Lake trout
  • Pelicans

Prey

Perches are a carnivores type of fish and in which case they eat smaller fish, shellfish, and insect larvae.

Fun facts

Locations

many of these are located in the pacific ocean