TITLE

Perch

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Perch, a name given to several kinds of popular food fish widely distributed throughout the world. However, the true perch is a freshwater fish found only in the United States, Canada, and Europe. It has a relatively long, rounded body. One of its two dorsal (back) fins is spiny, the other soft, and these fins may be separate or joined. True perch in North America include the yellow perch, the sauger, and the walleye.
ACCESSION #
37309749

 

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