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Yellow Pirch

Perca flavescens

Description:

Yellow perch Perca flavescens is native to North America in the northern region east of the continental divide.

Habitat:

They are commonly found in the littoral zones of both large and small lakes, but also inhabit slow-moving rivers and streams, brackish waters, and ponds. Yellow perch commonly reside in shallow water, but are occasionally found deeper than 15 meters or on the bottom.

Notes:

This picture was taken at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, Illinois.

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ThePalGuy
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ThePalGuy

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Spotted on Apr 7, 2011
Submitted on Aug 15, 2012

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