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date: 08 August 2020

perch 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Food
Author(s):

Alan Davidson

, Tom JaineTom Jaine

a name applied to various fish, notably Perca fluviatilis, a moderate-sized (maximum length 50 cm/20") Eurasian river and lake fish which has been widely introduced elsewhere for the benefit of anglers and because it is considered to be a good food fish. The yellow perch of N. America is almost indistinguishable from the European perch, but often classified separately as ... ...

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