The large-mouthed bass and pickerel are usually ranked about with the yellow perch.
Here, too, at times they saw whole schools of yellow perch and wall-eyes.
Though small, they face the strong currents and eke out a living where their larger cousin, the yellow perch, would perish.
This and the grass bass and yellow perch may be put together in the same pond.
The yellow perch is known to be infested with twenty-three species of parasitic worms.
The yellow perch is found in all the waters of the Atlantic slope.
The yellow perch is present in Lone Star Lake, and probably will become established in future reservoirs that are constructed.
The day after that he tried again, and fished all the morning, and caught one yellow perch and an eel.
A yellow perch poises, slips forward a yard, poises again and then thinking the place safe, comes forward for his share.
The stand should have a green base, red uprights, and yellow perch.
"where a bird rests," late 13c., originally only "a pole, rod, stick, stake," from Old French perche "unit of linear measurement" (5.5 yards), also "measuring rod, pole, bar" used to measure this length (13c.), from Latin pertica "pole, long staff, measuring rod," related to Oscan perek "pole," Umbrian perkaf "twigs, rods." Meaning "a bar fixed horizontally for a hawk or tame bird to rest on" is attested from late 14c.; this led to general sense of "any thing that any bird alights or rests on" (late 15c.). Figurative sense of "an elevated or secure position" is recorded from 1520s. The "land-measuring rod" sense also was in Middle English (c.1200), hence surviving meaning "measure of land equal to a square lineal perch" (usually 160 to the acre), mid-15c.
"spiny-finned freshwater fish," c.1300, from Old French perche, from Latin perca "perch," from Greek perke "a perch," from PIE root *perk- "speckled, spotted" (cf. Sanskrit prsnih "speckled, variegated;" Greek perknos "dark-colored," perkazein "to become dark"), typically in names of animals.
"to roost," late 14c., from Old French perchier "to sit on a perch" (of a bird), from perche (n.) (see perch (n.1)). Related: Perched; perching.