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Family: Percidae Perches
Subfamily: Percinae


(See list of species below)



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Crystallaria asprella Crystal darter North America 16 TL 1878
Crystallaria cincotta Diamond darter North America 7.7 SL 2008
Gymnocephalus acerina Donets ruffe Europe 21 SL 1789
Gymnocephalus ambriaelacus Europe 11.7 SL 2010
Gymnocephalus baloni Danube ruffe Europe 15 SL 1974
Gymnocephalus cernua Ruffe Europe 25 TL 1758
Gymnocephalus schraetser Schraetzer Europe 30 TL 1758
Perca flavescens American yellow perch North America 50 TL 1814
Perca fluviatilis European perch Eurasia 60 SL 1758
Perca schrenkii Balkhash perch Asia 50 TL 1874
Percarina demidoffii Percarina Europe 10 SL 1840
Percarina maeotica Europe 10.5 TL 1888



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