silver perch

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silver perch

n.
1. A drum (Bairdiella chrysoura) of western Atlantic waters, having a silvery body with yellowish fins.
2. Any of various silvery fishes, especially Bidyanus bidyanus of Australia.

sil′ver perch′


n.
1. Also called mademoiselle . a drum, Bairdiella chrysoura, of southern U.S. waters.
2. any of various silvery, perchlike fishes, as the white perch.
[1810–20, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.silver perch - small silvery drumfish often mistaken for white perchsilver perch - small silvery drumfish often mistaken for white perch; found along coasts of United States from New York to Mexico
drumfish, drum - small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise
2.silver perch - small silvery food and game fish of eastern United States streamssilver perch - small silvery food and game fish of eastern United States streams
serranid, serranid fish - marine food sport fishes mainly of warm coastal waters
genus Morone, Morone - carnivorous fresh and salt water fishes
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Carbohydrate utilization by juvenile silver perch, Bidyanus bidyanus (Mitchell).
Yang SD, Liou C, Liu F (2002) Effects of dietary protein level on growth performance , carcass composition and ammonia excretion in juvenile silver perch, Bidyanus bidyanus.
Use of salt to control ichthyophthiriasis and prevent saprolegniosis in silver perch, Bidyanus bidyanus.
Effects of extrusion processing on digestibility of peas, lupins, canola meal and soybean meal in silver perch Bidyanus bidyanus diets.
Utilization of wastewater-grown zooplankton: Nutritional quality of zooplankton and performance of silver perch Bidyanus bidyanus (Mitchell 1838) (Teraponidae) fed on wastewater-grown zooplankton.
3] (peso medio inicial de 2,3g) nao afeta o crescimento e sobrevivencia de perca prateada Bidyanus bidyanus, criada em tanques e em gaiolas.