Yellow Perch

The Yellow Perch have a light yellow body, with 6 to 8 dark, vertical bands on their sides. They have 2 separate dorsal fins, and a large mouth, extending to below the middle of the eye. They can grow between 15 cm – 30 cm, and they roughly weigh 0.35 kilograms. The Ontario record for largest Yellow Perch is 1.1 kilograms. 

The Yellow Perch can be found widely distributed across the province. The Yellow Perch can tolerate a variety of temperatures and habitats, but prefer areas of open water and moderate vegetation. They share a habitat with Walleye and Bass. 


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