Golden Perch


  • Three strains of golden perch in Australia.
  • Most commonly grown and sold are Murray-Darling strain.
  • The Fitzroy-Dawson subspecies (Central Queensland) is darker than the Murray-Darling strain.
  • The Lake Eyre basin species is longer and thinner, and is generally more silver than the Murray-Darling strain.
  • Ausyfish produces the Murray/Darling strain for dam stocking, and the Lake Eyre strain for aquaculture grow-out.
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