Kōrero: Coarse fish

Perch

Perch are quite easy to catch, making them popular when introducing children to fishing. Although coarse fishers also target perch, most freshwater anglers prefer to fish for trout and salmon. Perch were introduced to New Zealand in the late 1860s and early 1870s.

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Landcare Research – Manaaki Whenua
Photograph by Stephen Moore

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bob McDowall, 'Coarse fish - Livebearers, catfish and perch', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15734/perch (accessed 16 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Bob McDowall, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008