European perch

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Noun1.European perch - a perch native to EuropeEuropean perch - a perch native to Europe    
perch - spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes
genus Perca, Perca - type genus of the Percidae
perch - any of numerous fishes of America and Europe
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In a lab at Uppsala University in Sweden, researchers exposed European perch (Perea fluviatilis) larvae to a microplastic called polystyrene to see how they might react.
** Researchers at the University of Sweden found that concentrations of oxazepam in wild-caught European perch were six time that of water, suggesting that this drug bioaccumulates in fish.
The relationship between the otolith and body growth of the European perch ranging in total length from 8.7 to 25.9 cm was examined.
Tomas Brodin, in his study on European perch, found that fish that had eaten Oxazepam became bolder, were less social and ate faster.
The best way of ensuring that the Reds stay on their European perch is to become masters of their own destiny once again.
Studies by Forney (1965, 1971, 1974, 1976, 1977a), and others (Tarby 1974, Neilson 1980, Serns 1982, Muth and Wolfert 1986, Buijse and Houthuijzen 1992) indicate these species (and congeneric pikeperch Stizostedion lucioperca and European perch Perca fluviatilis) show strong compensatory responses in growth and age at maturity to changes in mortality.
European perch (Perca fluviatills) that the researchers collected from the river had an average of six times that concentration stored in their muscles.

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