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Barfish Morone Mississippiensis
2013-01-12 07:50:03

The barfish, also named the yellow bass, is a fresh water fish that is found in the United States. Native to the Tombigbee, Tennessee, Mississippi and Pearl Rivers, it is also found in smaller rivers, pools, basins, ponds, and lakes, from Lake Michigan to the Gulf of Mexico in central areas of the U.S. The body of the barfish is golden yellow in color with black stripes from the back of the...

White Perch
2007-12-18 14:19:24

The White Perch (Morone americana), is not a true perch. It is a species of fish from the temperate bass family Moronidae. Although favoring brackish waters, it is also found in fresh water and coastal areas from the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario south to the Pee Dee River in South Carolina. White perch are a popular game fish, and also are fished commercially, for instance in...