giant perch


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Noun1.giant perch - a species of large perch noted for its sporting and eating qualities; lives in marine, estuary, and freshwater habitats
genus Lates, Lates - a genus of large percoid fishes of fresh and brackish water
fish species - a species of fish
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Giant perch, on the other hand, are rare and can lead anglers to spend hours searching for the next hot fishery, then driving many miles in hopes of catching jumbos.
Nile perch are part of the Centropomiadcte family; also called Giant perch or Niger perch.
There has never been a better time to fish this waterway for all species of big fish, and that means giant perch.
Giant perch were introduced into Africa's Lake Victoria to provide a bigger fish to harvest.
After they hatch, the young crocodiles are equally at risk, falling prey to giant perch in the river and rapacious birds swooping down from the sky.
Lake Cascade, 75 miles north of Boise, Idaho, is a good case study for growing giant perch. It currently is North America's top producer of 2-pound-plus perch.
"Right off shore and near shore by boat, giant perch swim in the shadows of skyscrapers," Boshold says.