White Perch (Morone americana)

White Perch (Morone americana)

Also known as ... White perch, often confused with sand perch and white crappie

Description ...

White perch have a silvery, greenish-gray body, they are highly domed in shape with a gray or blackish back.  This fades to a whitish belly.  There are faint lines on the side and slightly forked tail.  There is a deep notch in the dorsal fin, which has several spines in the first section.  There are three spines on the anal fin.  They grow about 7 to 10 inches and average less than a pound, but can get larger.  The . . .

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