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Log Perch, Watercolor Illustration


Logperch (Percina caprodes), watercolor

About the illustration:
Commissioned by: Wisconsin Sea Grant, University of Wisconsin­Madison
See image at client's web site: Logperch

About the logperch:
Logperch are about four and a half to five inches long. They eat aquatic insects, small snails, waterfleas, leeches, and fish eggs. They inhabit slower-moving water of lakes and streams.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (having a spinal cord)
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata (vertebrates with jaws)
Superclass: Osteichthyes (bony fish, including ray-finned and lobe finned fish)
Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Order: Perciformes
Family: Percidae
Genus: Percina
Species: P. caprodes

More about logperch:
Inland Fishes of New York: Logperch
Virtual Aquarium of Virginia Tech: Perches and Darters: Logperch

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