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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Percichthyidae Temperate perches

Genus: Macquaria

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Oceania
Max. Length 76 cm SL
Macquaria ambigua (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Macquaria ambigua
[Golden perch]



Oceania
Max. Length 46 cm SL
Macquaria australasica Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Kaminskas, S.
 
Macquaria australasica
[Macquarie perch]
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Max. Length 75 cm SL

 
Macquaria colonorum
[Estuary perch]



Oceania
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Macquaria novemaculeata (Steindachner, 1866)

Photo by Photo by Jean-Paul Ferrero/AUSCAPE
 
Macquaria novemaculeata
[Australian bass]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Macquaria ambigua Golden perch Oceania 76 SL 1845
Macquaria australasica Macquarie perch Oceania 46 SL 1830
Macquaria colonorum Estuary perch Oceania 75 SL 1863
Macquaria novemaculeata Australian bass Oceania 60 TL 1866



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