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Family: Percichthyidae Temperate perches



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Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Bostockia porosa
[Nightfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 32 cm SL

 
Gadopsis bispinosus
[Twospine blackfish]



Oceania
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Gadopsis marmoratus Richardson, 1848

Photo by Photo by Aland, G.
 
Gadopsis marmoratus
[River blackfish]



Oceania
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Guyu wujalwujalensis Pusey & Kennard, 2001

Photo by Photo by Giles, L.
 
Guyu wujalwujalensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 66 cm SL

 
Maccullochella ikei
[Clarence river cod]



Oceania
Max. Length 85 cm SL
Maccullochella macquariensis (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Aland, G.
 
Maccullochella macquariensis
[Trout cod]
No picture found


 
Maccullochella mariensis
[Mary River cod]



Oceania
Max. Length 180 cm SL
Maccullochella peelii (Mitchell, 1838)

Photo by Photo by Truong, K.
 
Maccullochella peelii
[Murray cod]



Oceania
Max. Length 76 cm SL
Macquaria ambigua (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Macquaria ambigua
[Golden perch]



Oceania
Max. Length 46 cm SL
Macquaria australasica Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Kaminskas, S.
 
Macquaria australasica
[Macquarie perch]
No picture found

Max. Length 75 cm SL

 
Macquaria colonorum
[Estuary perch]



Oceania
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Macquaria novemaculeata (Steindachner, 1866)

Photo by Photo by Jean-Paul Ferrero/AUSCAPE
 
Macquaria novemaculeata
[Australian bass]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Nannatherina balstoni
[Balston's pygmy perch]



Oceania
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Nannoperca australis Günther, 1861

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Nannoperca australis
[Southern pygmy perch]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Nannoperca obscura
[Yarra pygmy perch]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Nannoperca oxleyana
[Oxleyan pygmy perch]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Nannoperca pygmaea
[Little Pygmy Perch]



Oceania
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Nannoperca variegata Kuiter & Allen, 1986

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Nannoperca variegata
[Ewens pygmy perch]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Nannoperca vittata
[Western pygmy perch]
No picture found


 
Percichthys chilensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 59.1 cm TL

 
Percichthys colhuapiensis
[Largemouth perch]
No picture found

Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Percichthys laevis
[]



South America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Percichthys melanops Girard, 1855

Photo by Photo by Schöffmann, J.
 
Percichthys melanops
[]



South America
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Percichthys trucha (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Busse, K.
 
Percichthys trucha
[Creole perch]



24 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bostockia porosa Nightfish Oceania 15 SL 1873
Gadopsis bispinosus Twospine blackfish Oceania 32 SL 1984
Gadopsis marmoratus River blackfish Oceania 60 TL 1848
Guyu wujalwujalensis Oceania 10.1 SL 2001
Maccullochella ikei Clarence river cod Oceania 66 SL 1986
Maccullochella macquariensis Trout cod Oceania 85 SL 1829
Maccullochella mariensis Mary River cod Oceania 1993
Maccullochella peelii Murray cod Oceania 180 SL 1838
Macquaria ambigua Golden perch Oceania 76 SL 1845
Macquaria australasica Macquarie perch Oceania 46 SL 1830
Macquaria colonorum Estuary perch Oceania 75 SL 1863
Macquaria novemaculeata Australian bass Oceania 60 TL 1866
Nannatherina balstoni Balston's pygmy perch Oceania 9 SL 1906
Nannoperca australis Southern pygmy perch Oceania 8.5 TL 1861
Nannoperca obscura Yarra pygmy perch Oceania 7.5 TL 1872
Nannoperca oxleyana Oxleyan pygmy perch Oceania 7.5 SL 1940
Nannoperca pygmaea Little Pygmy Perch Oceania 3.9 SL 2013
Nannoperca variegata Ewens pygmy perch Oceania 6.5 SL 1986
Nannoperca vittata Western pygmy perch Oceania 8 TL 1873
Percichthys chilensis Asia 1855
Percichthys colhuapiensis Largemouth perch South America 59.1 TL 1955
Percichthys laevis South America 22 SL 1840
Percichthys melanops South America 20 TL 1855
Percichthys trucha Creole perch South America 40 TL 1833



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