Specimen Information

Perca flavescens
Perca flavescens
(Yellow Perch)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID156745
Common NameYellow Perch
LocalityAdirondack Park Lakes
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Hudson
HUC8 Number02020001
Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13463
Author:Kelly, J.M.
Title:Bait-bucket biology.
Publisher:Post Standard, Syracuse, NY
Issue:June 28, 2001
CommentsDEC stocked dozens of Adirondack lakes with brook trout in the last 30 years after the native brookies were crowded out by illegally released yellow perch or golden shiners.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Specimen Impactcrowded out native brook trout


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