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Other Exotic FishPerca fluviatilis

Redfin

Perca fluviatilis (Redfin)

Family: Percidae (Perch)

Status: Introduced.

Size: Can grow up to 60cm, more commonly 10-15 cm.

Description: Commonly known as European perch. Laterally compressed predatory fish with a large mouth and two dorsal fins. Rough scaled to handle.  Greenish brown with red pelvic, anal and caudal fins. They have five to eight dark vertical bars on their sides.

Location: Found in Murrumbidgee and Tumut Catchments. Often found in high numbers as small fish. Locally outbreaks of Epizootic Hemipoagic Necrosis Virus can cause reductions in numbers.

 

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Perca fluviatilis at Lake Ginninderra - 2 Sep 2018 Perca fluviatilis at Dickson Wetland - 1 May 2018 Perca fluviatilis at Yass, NSW - 1 Feb 2018 Perca fluviatilis at Dickson, ACT - 30 Nov 2017 Perca fluviatilis at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 3 Oct 2017 Perca fluviatilis at Wee Jasper, NSW - 22 Feb 2008
Perca fluviatilis at Lake Ginninderra - 2 Sep 2018
Perca fluviatilis at Dickson Wetland - 1 May 2018
Perca fluviatilis at Yass, NSW - 1 Feb 2018
Perca fluviatilis at Dickson, ACT - 30 Nov 2017
Perca fluviatilis at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 3 Oct 2017
Perca fluviatilis at Wee Jasper, NSW - 22 Feb 2008

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Species Information

  • Perca fluviatilis Scientific name
  • Redfin Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive
  • 493m to 609.82m Recorded at altitude

Perca fluviatilis locations

Perca fluviatilis has been recorded at:

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