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Index Percidae

The Percidae are a family of perciform fish found in fresh and brackish waters of the Northern Hemisphere. [1]

30 relations: Ammocrypta, Brackish water, Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Crystallaria, Darter (fish), Eocene, Etheostoma, FishBase, Gymnocephalus, Mioplosus, Nearctic realm, Northern Hemisphere, Nothonotus, Operculum (fish), Palatine bone, Palearctic realm, Percarina, Perch, Perciformes, Percina, Priscacara, Romanichthys, Ruffe, Sander (genus), Sauger, Scale (anatomy), Vomer, Walleye, Yellow perch, Zingel.


Ammocrypta is a genus of perches, commonly known as the sand darters, native to Canada and the continental United States.

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Brackish water

Brackish water is water that has more salinity than fresh water, but not as much as seawater.

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Constantine Samuel Rafinesque

Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz, as he is known in Europe (October 22, 1783 – September 18, 1840), was a nineteenth-century polymath born near Constantinople in the Ottoman Empire and self-educated in France.

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Crystallaria is a genus of darters in the family Percidae found in the Mississippi River basin from Ohio to Minnesota and in southern Mississippi, northern Louisiana, and southeastern Oklahoma, and on the Gulf Slope of Escambia, Mobile Bay, and the Pearl River drainages.

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Darter (fish)

The fish popularly known as darters are small, perch-like fish found in freshwater streams in North America.

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The Eocene Epoch, lasting from, is a major division of the geologic timescale and the second epoch of the Paleogene Period in the Cenozoic Era.

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Etheostoma is a genus of small freshwater fish in the family Percidae native to North America.

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FishBase is a global species database of fish species (specifically finfish).

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Gymnocephalus is a genus of perches native to Western Eurasia.

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Mioplosus is an extinct genus of percid fish that lived from the early to middle Eocene.

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Nearctic realm

The Nearctic is one of the eight biogeographic realms constituting the Earth's land surface.

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Northern Hemisphere

The Northern Hemisphere is the half of Earth that is north of the Equator.

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Nothonotus is a genus or subgenus of darters endemic to the southeastern United States.

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Operculum (fish)

The operculum is a series of bones found in bony fish that serves as a facial support structure and a protective covering for the gills; it is also used for respiration and feeding.

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Palatine bone

The palatine bones are two irregular bones of the facial skeleton in many animal species.

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Palearctic realm

The Palearctic or Palaearctic is one of the eight biogeographic realms on the Earth's surface, first identified in the 19th century, and still in use today as the basis for zoogeographic classification.

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Percarina is a genus of fish in the family Percidae.

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Perch is a common name for fish of the genus Perca, freshwater gamefish belonging to the family Percidae.

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Perciformes, also called the Percomorpha or Acanthopteri, are the most numerous order of vertebrates, containing about 41% of all bony fish.

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Percina is a genus of small bony fishes of the family Percidae from North America.

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Priscacara is an extinct genus of perch from the middle Eocene.

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Romanichthys is a genus of fish in the perch family.

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The Eurasian ruffe (Gymnocephalus cernua), also known as ruffe or pope, is a freshwater fish found in temperate regions of Europe and northern Asia.

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Sander (genus)

Sander (formerly known as Stizostedion) is a genus of fish in the Percidae (perch) family.

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The sauger (Sander canadensis) is a freshwater perciform fish of the family Percidae which resembles its close relative the walleye.

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Scale (anatomy)

In most biological nomenclature, a scale (Greek λεπίς lepis, Latin squama) is a small rigid plate that grows out of an animal's skin to provide protection.

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The vomer is one of the unpaired facial bones of the skull.

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Walleye (Sander vitreus, synonym Stizostedion vitreum) is a freshwater perciform fish native to most of Canada and to the Northern United States.

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Yellow perch

The yellow perch (Perca flavescens), commonly referred to as perch, is a freshwater perciform fish native to much of North America.

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Zingel is a genus of fish in the Percidae family.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percidae

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