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yellow perch

n.
A North American perch (Perca flavescens) having yellowish sides with dark vertical bars, valued as a food fish.

yel′low perch′


n.
a North American perch, Percaflavescens, having a yellowish body with dark brown vertical bars.
[1795–1805, Amer.]
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Noun1.yellow perch - North American perchyellow perch - North American perch      
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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"The greatest difficulty in recent years has been the diminishing supply of yellow perch coming out of Lake Erie - the predominant lake for the supply of wild-caught yellow perch," McCowan explains.
The research may improve the culture of additional tasty fish species like yellow perch and walleye.
Observations had suggested the long, gelatinous egg skeins of yellow perch might deter predation in some way.
New York's Great Lakes' waters offer anglers a broad diversity of outstanding fishing opportunities, ranging from fishing for trophy Chinook salmon on Lake Ontario, to winter steelhead fishing on the lower Niagara, to catching a yellow perch from a dock on Lake Erie or the St.
But the wild-game dinner experience has more offerings than a Chinese restaurant menu -- pheasant pot pie, wild turkey with poppy seeds, game sausage lasagna, rabbit stew, southern fried rabbit, pulled wild boar, wild boar chili with Fritos and cheddar cheese, boar and pineapple, braised ram served over grits, buffalo, elk, caribou, opossum, squirrel, muskrat, porcupine, raccoon, quail, partridge, sea duck sausage, Canada goose, mallard, wood duck, striped bass, smoked bluefish, bluefish pate, yellow perch, catfish, crayfish, frogs legs, snapping turtle, and one of my favorites a-- barbecued beaver, which favorably compares to pulled pork in flavor and texture.
Q: I caught these yellow perch on Copake Lake in Columbia County.
Hopedale Pond has been giving up plenty of yellow perch.
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Redkey, IN, June 06, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Bell Aquaculture, a pioneer in sustainable fish farming operations, broke ground last week on a $5 million expansion at its production facility in Albany, IN -- the nation's largest yellow perch (Perca flavenscens) fish farm.
Leaves drifting on top of the water, we watched bobbers do their thing as we waited for big yellow perch. Sometimes there were bullheads and sheepshead.
Early stories from Oneida Lake tell of ice fishermen building wind breaks out of burbot they caught, believing that removing them would help the more favorable walleye and yellow perch populations.