Common Family: The Perch Family
Common Name: Yellow Perch
Scientific Name: Perca flavescens
Yellow perch have a yellow or greenish-yellow body with 5-9 dark bars. Their fins are generally orange in color.
Range and Habitat:
Yellow perch are a panfish that can be caught using small worms or minnows. They can also be taken on small lures.
Both walleye, sauger and saugeye have canine teeth. Yellow perch are also much larger that darters.