Perch, European (Perca fluviatilis )

(Linnaeus, 1758); PERCIDAE FAMILY; also called perch, English perch, percha fluviatili, perche (in French)
The European perch is a widespread species throughout Eurasia (and has been widely introduced elsewhere) that is very popular with freshwater anglers. Its popularity with anglers is undoubtedly due to the diverse habitats in which it can be found including estuarine lagoons, lakes, rivers and streams.
One of only three extant members of the genus Perca, European perch can be distinguished from all other members of the Percidae family in Europe by 1) pelvic and anal fins yellow to red... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
2.90 kg (6 lb 6 oz)
Kokar, Aland Islands, Finland
04-Sep-2010
 

All-Tackle (Length) World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
47.0 cm
River Lek, Ultrecht, Holland
29-Jun-2016

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