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Percidae

[′pər·sə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of fresh-water actinopterygian fishes in the suborder Percoidei; comprises the true perches.
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Food resource partitioning and selectivity by the greenside, rainbow, and fan tail darters (Pisces: Percidae).
The spottail darter, Etheostoma squamiceps (Osteichthycs, Percidae).
An ecological study of four darters of the genus Percina (Percidae) in the Kaskaskia River, Illinois.
Population differences and life history of Emerald Darter, Etheostoma baileyi (Pisces: Percidae) MSc thesis, University of Kentucky; Lexington.
Cross infection experiments were also performed to investigate the potential of cross infectivity in different hosts of the same fish family (Cyprinidae) as well as in hosts belonging to other fish families (Percidae, Anguillidae, Ictaluridae and Clariidae).
In summary, this study provides some noteworthy geographic distribution records for 17 taxa of Arkansas fishes within seven families (Atherinopsidae, Catostomidae, Cyprinidae, Fundulidae, Lepisosteidae, Percidae, Petromyzontidae) from 15 counties of the state.
Allozyme and mitochondrial DNA variation among three species of Stizostedion (Percidae): phylogenetic and zoogeographical implications.
Phylogenetic systematics and biogeography of the subgenus Doration (Percidae: Etheostoma).
The function of the caudal keel in Percina (Percidae).
These values make cyprinids relatively low in phosphorus compared to other fish that have been previously studied, especially members of the Percidae and Centrarchidne.
Despite reasonably high species diversity, stream fish assemblages in the Northern Hemisphere typically are dominated by members of a few families (e.g., Cyprinidae, Percidae, Cottidae, Salmonidae, and Catostomidae).
Effects of egg size on offspring fitness and maternal fecundity in the Orangethroat darter Etheostoma spectabile (Pisces: Percidae).