National Geographic : 1923 Aug
© Painted byHashime Murayama WHITE PERCH (Morone americana) The White Perch belongs to the Atlantic coast region, and is one of the few fishes that live in both fresh and salt waters. Itnot only ranges far up the rivers, but is taken in abundance by net fishermen along the coast. The White Perch is good eating whether from fresh or salt water and anglers take itwith all sorts of baits. It sometimes reaches a weight of two pounds.