European Perch

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European Perch
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Neogobius Melanostomus
Species Information
Size / weight
Common up to 0,5 (1.1) kg (lb)
Trophy up to 1.2 (2.65) kg (lb)
Unique up to 1.9 (4.19) kg (lb)
Price / Reward
Common per kg 75
Trophy per kg 77
Unique per kg 95


European Perch (Perca Fluviatilis) commonly known as the English Perch or Common Perch is a predatory fish species of the Percidae family found in Europe and northern Asia. Inhabiting freshwater basins throughout these regions, the European Perch lives in slow-moving or still rivers, deep lakes and ponds. These fish are distinguished by their greenish coloration of the body with dark vertical bars on their sides and red fins. Adult Perch also have a hump between the head and dorsal fin. European Perch usually weigh from 0.5 to 1 kg (1.1 to 2.2 lb), with unique specimen sometimes reaching a weight of up to 2 kg (4 lb). Fully grown Perch feed mostly on invertebrates and other fish.

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