Fish Species Description
Alternate Names: lake perch, striped perch, raccoon perch, ringed perch
Yellow perch has been widely stocked. However, there is some evidence that it may be native to the southeast.
Basin Distribution in Georgia:
In Georgia, occurs in the Tennessee, Coosa, Tallapoosa, Chattahoochee, Flint, Ocmulgee, Oconee, Altamaha, and Savannah River Basins.
Additional Information from Georgia Department of Natural Resources:
There is no conservation status map available for this species.
There is no profile available for this species.
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