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.
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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.]
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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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arabicus is comparable to many other studies on black seabream Sparus macrocephalus (41.4% protein; (Zhang et al., 2010), red drum Sciaenops ocellatus (40% protein; (Serrano, 1992) and silver perch (42.2% protein; (Yang et al., 2002).
Likewise, other studies reported the good utilization of corn gluten meals for omnivorous fish species such as silver perch Bidyanus bidyanus (Allan et al., 2000), jundia Rhamdia quelen (Oliveira-Filho & Fracalossi, 2006), pacu Piaractus mesopotamicus (Abimorad et al., 2008), channel catfish (Kitagima & Fracalossi, 2011) and Nile tilapia (Vidal et al., 2015), as well as for carnivorous species, such as cobia Rachycentron canadum (Zhou et al., 2004), dourado Salminus brasiliensis (Borghesi et al., 2009), Atlantic salmon Salmo salar (Burr et al., 2011) and Northern snakehead Ophiocephalus argus (Yu et al., 2013), showing protein and energy ADCs values ranging from 0.856 to 0.968 and from 0.827 to 1.045, respectively.
Among the indigenous species which will be seeded in the lakes and rivers are Ayungin (silver perch), Biya (gobies), Kanduli (sea catfish), Martinique, the native catfish or Hito and the Black Head Eel or Egat.
National and local government agencies have since devised measures to contain the growing population of the knife fish, regarding the species as a continuing threat to the lake's aquaculture by feeding on the fingerlings of native fish, such as bangus (milkfish), tilapia, ayungin (silver perch) and biya (goby fish).
Size at maturity varied from 110-120 mm TL in Silver Perch (Bairdiella chrysoura), a GOM species, to 900 mm TL for Atlantic populations of the Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus).
Transient species are more widely distributed, using oyster reefs as well as other estuarine habitats, including Atlantic croaker {Micropogonias undulatus), silver perch (Bairdiella chrysoura), and spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) (Harding & Mann 2001, Lederhouse 2009).
* My dad has connected a solar panel to a bilge pump to filter and oxygenate the dam water which has silver perch that we should be able to harvest.
The safe level for growth of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and silver perch (Bidyanus bidyanus) is 0.060-0.068mg [L.sup.-1] N[H.sub.3], pH 7.3-8.1 (FRANCES et al., 2000; EL-SHAFFAI et al., 2004).
For example, his research on the silver perch revealed something unexpected.
ABSTRACT: We tested the survival and growth of three young-of-the-year (YOY) estuarine resident (mummichog, sheepshead minnow, winter flounder) and a southern migrant (silver perch) fish species to determine the influence of winter temperatures.
The project has trialed snapper (Pagrus auratus), mulloway (Argyrosomus japonicus), silver perch (Bidyanus bidyanus), rainbow trout (Onchorynchus mykiss), black tiger prawn (Penaeus monodon) and Japanese tiger prawn (P.