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2013-06-11 20:58:42

New research to improve environmental flow management of large dams A significant decline in the numbers of native fish in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin may be linked to released dam water being too cold for breeding. This is just one of the findings from a Griffith University led study which found current water releases back into the Murray-Darling system limit fish reproduction and therefore impact freshwater biodiversity. Griffith University Research Fellow Dr Rob Rolls said...

Fish On Human Drugs Alter Their Behavior
2013-02-15 09:36:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Ecosystems are complicated and tightly integrated systems. One small change to any part of the system can and will affect another part of the system further down the line. As humans, it´s sometimes easy to forget that we´re also a part of a larger ecosystem and that even the tiniest of actions can affect another living thing somewhere down the line. A recent study describes this sort of cause and effect chain...

2011-12-19 19:00:00

Stand for Seated Users Offers Versatility in a Variety of Environments Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 IPEVO, Inc., a designer and maker of technology products for education and business, has introduced the Perch Side Stand as part of the Perch family of iPad/iPad 2 stands. The products are presently available for purchase through IPEVO's online store (http://www.ipevo.com). Also known as Perch M-type, the Perch Side Stand is 33 inches (85 centimeters) tall, positioning Apple's iPad...

2011-11-29 13:00:00

Lightweight stand provides ideal height for a variety of standing uses. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 IPEVO, Inc., a designer and maker of technology products for education and business, has introduced the Perch family of iPad/iPad 2 stands. The products are presently available for purchase through IPEVO's online store (http://www.ipevo.com). The Perch family of stands includes Perch L-type. At 49 inches (125 centimeters) tall, Perch L positions the iPad (or iPad 2, depending on...

2010-12-17 12:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national panel of fisheries scientists has recognized the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) for its work on a decades-long research project which demonstrated that restrictive harvest regulations can increase panfish populations while creating a positive fishing experience for anglers targeting these popular fish. The American Fisheries Society (AFS) selected the PFBC Division of Fisheries Management for an outstanding...

2010-02-08 08:00:00

REDKEY, Ind., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Aquaculture, owner and operator of the nation's largest yellow perch (Perca flavescens) farm, is rolling out its breaded yellow perch line and launching the Bell Perch(TM) Online Ordering System. The announcement is made by Norman McCowan, President & CEO, who says for the past year Bell Perch has only been available through restaurant partners and various public sales and special events, such as the Purdue Ag Alumni Fish Fry. Bell will...

2009-09-09 11:34:00

FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Enjoy a perch dinner right on a Lake Erie beach. That's the Lake County PerchFest(TM), Ohio's largest Lake Erie yellow perch fish fry at the 25-acre Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park, September 11-13, 2009. Free admission again allows more visitors during challenging economic times to discover the east side of Lake County's Lake Erie. Over 8,000 meals are served in the 2 1/2 day event, once featured on The Travel Channel. The Lake...

2008-09-23 18:00:21

By JIM MORRIS OUTDOORS Last week's big storm didn't do much damage around the western side of Lake Erie, but it did shut down the fishing for a few days. "Right now it's a mud hole, and there's not much fishing going on," said charter captain Dennis Lutz of Miamisburg. "So far, the fishing hasn't been all that good, but the water temperature is still in the 70s." Lutz is hoping fishing for yellow perch will return to normal once the water temperature drops a few degrees and the...

2008-08-03 06:00:00

By Candus Thomson, The Baltimore Sun Aug. 3--Four thoughts about the meeting last week in Annapolis on new yellow perch fishing regulations, then I promise to let it go. 1.) Eight thousand pounds of fish. Were we really having a serious, adult conversation about 8,000pounds of fish? That's what watermen reported catching this spring in their truncated season. The state estimates that no more than 40 watermen take part in the harvest. Forty into 8,000 is 200 pounds. What kind of a...


Latest Perch Reference Libraries

Zander, Sander lucioperca
2014-01-08 17:45:35

The Zander is found in the fresh and brackish (salt and fresh water mix) waters of Europe and Asia. This fish is closely related to the perch but often mistaken for pike therefore they have been given the label of pike-perch. It was introduced to the British waterways in the 20th century and spread rapidly. It can be harmful to other wildlife making it a predatory fish. The Zander fish is a popular game fish and is consumed frequently. It can reach 44 pounds with an average length of 16-32...

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2008-06-16 14:04:49

The Butterfly Perch (Caesioperca lepidoptera), is a species of sea bass in the subfamily Anthiinae and of the family Serranidae. It is found in the eastern Indian Ocean, and south west Pacific Ocean including southern Australia, and New Zealand. The butterfly perch is a deep-bodied species with a slightly pointed snout. Both dorsal fins are long and low with no gap between them, and the tail is lightly forked. Its length is between 6 and 12 inches. Coloration is a pale fawn-pink, tinged...

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2008-05-02 01:28:54

The European Crayfish (Astacus astacus), also known as the Noble Crayfish or Broad-fingered Crayfish, is the most common species of crayfish in Europe, and is a traditional delicacy. Like other crayfish, the European crayfish is restricted to fresh water, living only in unpolluted streams, rivers and lakes. It is found from France throughout central Europe, to the Balkan peninsula, and north as far as parts of the British Isles, Scandinavia, and the western parts of the former Soviet Union....

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2007-12-18 14:18:18

The European Perch (Perca fluviatilis), is a highly predatory species of perch found in Europe and Asia. In some areas it is known as the redfin perch or English perch, and it is often referred to by the shortform perch. The species is very popular and has been widely introduced beyond its native area, into Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. They have caused substantial damage to native fish populations in Australia. European perch are greenish with red pelvic, anal, and caudal...

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2007-12-18 14:14:44

The Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens), is a species of perch found in the United States and Canada. Yellow perch look similar to the European perch but are paler and more yellowish, with less red in the fins. They have 6-8 dark vertical bars on their sides. The yellow perch is in the same family as the walleye and sauger, but in a different family from the white perch. Yellow perch size can vary greatly between bodies of water, but adults are usually between 4-10 inches in length and weigh...

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