Definition of Genus perca
1. Noun. Type genus of the Percidae.
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
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 ..."