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n. pl. trout-perch
A small freshwater fish (Percopsis omiscomaycus) of northern North America, having a silvery body and large eyes.
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Thus, I use the primary or freshwater dispersant families following McPhail (1967): Cyprinidae, Catostomidae, Esocidae (Um-bridae in McPhail) and Percopsidae
. Hypotheses are presented to account for the endemic Novumbra and Oregonichthys and 2 areas along the Oregon coast with depauperate faunas.
Factors shaping the parasite communities of trout perch, Percopsis omiscomaycus Walbaun (Osteichthyes: Percopsidae
) and the importance of scale.
Similar findings were also reported for the genus Urocleidus Muller 1934 which is a North American genus and infects the members of the host families Percidae and Percopsidae
. Several species were reported in India as Urocleidus from a wide array of fish hosts and now they were transferred in several distinct genera (Agrawal and Vishwakarma 2000; Kritsky et al.