Fish Facts » White Perch
The white perch, Morone americana, is not a true perch but is, rather, a fish of the temperate bass family Moronidae, notable as a food and game fish in eastern North America.
Although favouring brackish waters, it is also found in fresh water and coastal areas.
It has been reported up to 49.5 cm (19.5 in.) in length and weighing 2.2 kg (4.8 lbs.).
North America: St. Lawrence-Lake Ontario drainage in Quebec, Canada south to Peedee River in South Carolina, USA.
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