February 8th, 2016 | by Myles Kelly
The European perch is a freshwater fish that is widespread in Irish lakes, ponds, canals, and rivers, though it tends to be absent at high altitudes and in very fast-flowing rivers. Many sources describe it as a species that was introduced at some time after the 12th century, but there’s no evidence for this and genetic studies may prove it to be native…
Irish Examiner, 08/02/16. Read the full article ‘Nature table: Perch‘.
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