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...Read More

Line ClassWeightLocationCatch DateAnglerRecord DetailsHistory Details
All-Tackle2.9 kg (6 lb 6 oz)Kokar, Aland Islands, Finland04-Sep-2010Kalle VaaranenRecord DetailsHistory Details