Bidyanus bidyanus (Silver Perch)
Family: Terapontidae (Grunters or Tiger Perch)
Status: Native NSW: Vulnerable; ACT: Endangered; and Commonwealth (EPBC) Critically endangered.
Size: Usual length 30-40 cm and weight of 0.5-1.5 kg, but have been recorded up to 8 kg.
Description: Moderate to large fish.
Location: Once widespread and abundant throughout most of the Murray-Darling river system, but has declined to isolated sites. Stocked into impoundments, such as dams and large silt traps, in the CNM Region.
No sightings currently exist here.