Definition of Genus perca

1. Noun. Type genus of the Percidae.

Exact synonyms: Perca
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Percidae, Percidae
Member holonyms: Perca Flavescens, Yellow Perch, European Perch, Perca Fluviatilis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Perca

genus Pedionomus
genus Peireskia
genus Pelargonium
genus Pelecanus
genus Pellaea
genus Pellicularia
genus Peltandra
genus Peltiphyllum
genus Penelope
genus Peneus
genus Penicillium
genus Pennatula
genus Pennisetum
genus Penstemon
genus Peperomia
genus Perca
genus Percina
genus Perdix
genus Pereskia
genus Pericallis
genus Peridinium
genus Perilla
genus Periophthalmus
genus Peripatopsis
genus Peripatus
genus Periplaneta
genus Periploca
genus Perisoreus
genus Peristedion
genus Pernis

Literary usage of Genus perca

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ichthyologia Ohiensis, Or, Natural History of the Fishes Inhabiting the by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Richard Ellsworth Call (1899)
"I shall however venture to propose a new subgenus or section in the genus Perca for this fish, to which the P. Mitchelli, may perhaps be found to belong. ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"The old genus perca of Artedi and ... In the restricted genus perca of Cuvier there are two dorsals (the second flexible), ..."

3. Frank Forester's Fish and Fishing of the United States and British Provinces by Henry William Herbert (1849)
"Of the class ACANTHOPTERYGII, then, we have The Family genus perca. The Yellow Perch (Perca Flavescens). Of this there are three or four very closely allied ..."

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