open the fish

intimate look at the perch's organ


  • background
  • interesting facts
  • body system

  1. circulatory

background info

  • The fish in the class Osteichthyes have bony skeletons
  • The perch is an example of a ray-finned fish
  • Its fins have spiny rays of cartilage &/or bone to support and protect them

    Yellow Perch spawn (mate) in early Spring. Females lay eggs in strands (up to 40,000

Scientific name Perca flavescens, (Family Percidae

Predators of Yellow Perch 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

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