Giant Perch

Lates calcarifer

Autre appellations en Europe :


FR: Perche barramundi
DK: Barramundi
DE: Riesenbarsch
PT: Perca-gigante
SP: Serránido japonés
PL: Lates

Présentation générale :


The giant perch is a large perciform with an elongated body and a rounded caudal fin. Its head is pointed and the concave dorsal profile becomes convex near the dorsal fin. The latter displays several strong spines. It is brown or bluish in colour above and on the sides, the belly is silvery or green.

À noter :


This tropical fish, sometimes referred to as sea pike, can be found from the eastern Persian Gulf to China, from southern Japan to Papua New Guinea and as far as the North of Australia.