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Siniperca chuatsi
(chinese perch)

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Siniperca chuatsi (chinese perch)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 27 November 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Siniperca chuatsi
  • Preferred Common Name
  • chinese perch
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Actinopterygii

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
A lateral view of adult Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi).
TitleAdult
CaptionA lateral view of adult Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi).
CopyrightLiang XuFang
A lateral view of adult Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi).
AdultA lateral view of adult Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi).Liang XuFang
A dorsal view of adult Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi.
TitleAdult
CaptionA dorsal view of adult Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi.
CopyrightLiang XuFang
A dorsal view of adult Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi.
AdultA dorsal view of adult Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi.Liang XuFang
Newly hatched larva of Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi.
TitleLarva
CaptionNewly hatched larva of Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi.
CopyrightLiang XuFang
Newly hatched larva of Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi.
LarvaNewly hatched larva of Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi.Liang XuFang
Artificial propagation of Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi in a fish farm. Guangdong, China.
TitleFish farm
CaptionArtificial propagation of Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi in a fish farm. Guangdong, China.
CopyrightLiang XuFang
Artificial propagation of Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi in a fish farm. Guangdong, China.
Fish farmArtificial propagation of Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi in a fish farm. Guangdong, China.Liang XuFang
Growth performance of Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi fed artificial diets in small net-cages for 4 months.
TitleNet-cages
CaptionGrowth performance of Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi fed artificial diets in small net-cages for 4 months.
CopyrightLiang XuFang
Growth performance of Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi fed artificial diets in small net-cages for 4 months.
Net-cagesGrowth performance of Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi fed artificial diets in small net-cages for 4 months.Liang XuFang
Small in-lake net cages used for weaning Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi) onto artificial diets. China.|Weaning Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi onto artificial diets in small net-cages.
TitleNet-cages|Small in-lake net cages
CaptionSmall in-lake net cages used for weaning Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi) onto artificial diets. China.|Weaning Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi onto artificial diets in small net-cages.
CopyrightLiang XuFang
Small in-lake net cages used for weaning Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi) onto artificial diets. China.|Weaning Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi onto artificial diets in small net-cages.
Net-cages|Small in-lake net cagesSmall in-lake net cages used for weaning Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi) onto artificial diets. China.|Weaning Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi onto artificial diets in small net-cages.Liang XuFang

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Siniperca chuatsi (Basilewsky, 1855)

Preferred Common Name

  • chinese perch

Other Scientific Names

  • Actenolepis ditmarii Dybowski, 1872
  • Perca chuatsi Basilewsky, 1855
  • Siniperca chuatoi (Basilewsky, 1855)

International Common Names

  • English: Chinese bass; chuatsi bass; kuei Fa bass; mandarin fish; perch, Chinese
  • Russian: aukhà; ayza
  • Chinese: gui yu

Local Common Names

  • China/Guangdong: gui hua yu
  • China/Guangxi: gui gu
  • China/Guizhou: gui po
  • China/Heilongjiang: ao hua yu
  • China/Hubei: ji yu
  • China/Zhejiang: chi hua yu
  • Germany: Aucha-Barsch
  • Japan: ketsugiyo; oyanirami
  • Korea, DPR: aucha
  • Poland: jazgarz chinski

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Actinopterygii
  •                     Order: Perciformes
  •                         Suborder: Percoidei
  •                             Family: Percidae
  •                                 Genus: Siniperca
  •                                     Species: Siniperca chuatsi

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

ChinaPresentNativeFroese and Pauly, 2004; FishBase, 2005
-AnhuiPresentNativeZhou et al., 1988
-ChongqingPresentNativeZhou et al., 1988
-FujianPresentIntroduced Not invasive Zhou et al., 1988
-GuangdongPresentIntroduced Not invasive Zhou et al., 1988
-GuangxiPresentIntroduced Not invasive Zhou et al., 1988
-HebeiPresentNativeZhou et al., 1988
-HeilongjiangPresentNativeZhou et al., 1988
-HenanPresentNativeZhou et al., 1988
-HubeiPresentNativeZhou et al., 1988
-HunanPresentNativeZhou et al., 1988
-JiangsuPresentNativeZhou et al., 1988
-JiangxiPresentNativeZhou et al., 1988
-ShandongPresentNativeZhou et al., 1988
-SichuanPresentNativeZhou et al., 1988
-ZhejiangPresentNativeZhou et al., 1988
TaiwanPresentIntroducedFroese and Pauly, 2004; FishBase, 2005
VietnamPresentNativeFroese and Pauly, 2004; FishBase, 2005

Europe

Russian FederationPresentNativeFroese and Pauly, 2004; FishBase, 2005
-Russian Far EastPresentNativeZhou et al., 1988
-Southern RussiaPresentIntroduced Not invasive Strebkova and Shabalina, 1984

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References

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Chiang IK, 1959. On the biology of mandarin fish, Siniperca chuatsi of Liang-Tze Lake. Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica, 3:375-385.

Chu YT, 1931. Index Piscium Sinensium. Biol. Bull. St. John’s Univ., 1:122.

Deng Min; He JianGuo; Weng ShaoPing; Zeng Zheng; Long QingXin, 2001. Molecular cloning and physical mapping of the genome in infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus (ISKNV) from Mandarinfish, Siniperca chuatsi (Basilewsky). Chinese Journal of Virology, 17(3):271-276.

FishBase, 2005. Entry for Siniperca chuatsi. Main ref.: Bogutskaya NG, Naseka AM, 1996. Cyclostomata and fishes of Khanka Lake drainage area (Amur river basin). An annotated check-list with comments on taxonomy and zoogeography of the region. Zool. Inst. Russ. Acad. Sci.:89 pp. Online at www.fishbase.org. Accessed 16 June 2005.

Froese R; Pauly D, 2004. FishBase DVD. Penang, Malaysia: Worldfish Center. Online at www.fishbase.org.

Han DeJu; Hu JuXiang; Hong Fong, 1996. Comparative studies on the feeding habit and digestive organs of Siniperca fishes of Lushui Reservoir. Journal of Fisheries of China, 20(2):97-103; 8 ref.

He JG; Deng Min; Weng SP; Li Zheng; Zhou SY; Long QX; Wang XZ; Chan SiuMing, 2001. Complete genome analysis of the mandarin fish infectious spleen and kidney necrosis iridovirus. Virology, 291(1):126-139.

He JG; Zeng K; Weng SP; Chan SM, 2002. Experimental transmission, pathogenicity and physical-chemical properties of infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus (ISKNV). Aquaculture, 204(1/2):11-24.

Irvine JR; Northcote TG, 1983. Selection by young rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri) in simulated stream environments for live and dead prey of different sizes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 40(10):1745-1749.

Jia CC; Wang HQ; Song ZL; Song RX; Zhou YC, 1974. Artificial propagation of Chinese perch. Fisheries Science and Technology Information, 2:12-17.

Liang XF, 1994. Visual characteristics of mandarin fish (Siniperca chuatsi) in relation to its feeding habit: II. general properties of the retina. Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica, 18:376-377.

Liang XF, 1996. Study on mandarin fish and its culture home and abroad. Fisheries Science and Technology Information, 23:13-17.

Liang XF, 1996. Taste buds in the oropharyngeal cavity of mandarin fish (Siniperca chuatsi): scanning electron microscopic and behavioural investigations in relation to fish feeding habit. Acta Zoologica Sinica, 42:22-27.

Liang XF, 1996. The structure and behavioural response of lateral line of Siniperca chuatsi in relation to its feeding habit. Oceanologia et Limnologia Sinica, 27:457-462.

Liang XF; Huang YC; Cai SH, 1995. Nocturnal behaviour of mandarin fish, Siniperca chuatsi(Basilewsky) in Fuqiaohe Reservoir with reference to its sustainable fishery. Reservoir Fisheries, 4:3-6.

Liang XF; Liu JK; Huang BY, 1998. The role of sense organs in the feeding behaviour of Chinese perch. Journal of Fish Biology, 52(5):1058-1067; 36 ref.

Liang XF; Oku H; Ogata HY; Liu J; He X, 2001. Weaning Chinese perch Siniperca chuatsi (Basilewsky) onto artificial diets based upon its specific sensory modality in feeding. Aquaculture Research, 32(Supplement 1):76-82.

Liang XF; Zeng WY; Wang YL, 1994. Visual characteristics of mandarin fish (Siniperca chuatsi) in relation to its feeding habit: I. photo-sensitivity and spectral sensitivity of electroretinogram. Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica, 18:247-253.

Liang YinQuan; Cui XiQun; Liu YouLiang, 1998. Evaluation of nutritive quality and analysis of the nutritive compositions in the muscle of Mandarin fish, Siniperca chuatsi. Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica, 22(4):386-388; 4 ref.

Liang YQ; Liang XF, 1998. Cultivation of Chinese Perch. Wuhan, China: Hubei Science and Technology Press.

Liu HZ; Chen YY, 1994. Phylogeny of the Sinipercine fishes with some taxonomic notes. Zoological Research, 15(Supplement):1-12.

Liu JiaShou; Cui YiBo; Liu JianKang, 2002. The optimum temperatures for the mandarin fish (Siniperca chuatsi) and the northern snakehead (Channa argus). Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica, 26(5):433-437.

Liu JK; He BW, 1992. Cultivation of the Chinese Freshwater Fishes. 3rd edition, Beijing, China: Science Press, 749 pp.

Pulotasov VL, 1968. Fish Vision and Near Range Orientation. Moscow, Russia: Science Press.

Reeves CD, 1927. A catalogue of the fishes of north-eastern China and Korea. Journal of the Pan-Pacific Research Institution, 2:3-16.

Snow JR, 1960. An exploratory attempt to rear largemouth bass fingerlings in a controlled environment. Proceeding of the Annual Conference Southeastern Association of Game and Fish Commissioners, 14:253-257.

Snow JR, 1963. Results of further experiments on rearing largemouth bass fingerlings under controlled conditions. Proceeding of the Annual Conference Southeastern Association of Game and Fish Commissioners, 17:191-203.

Snow JR, 1968. The Oregon moist pellet as a diet for largemouth bass. Progressive Fish-Culturist 30, 235.

Snow JR; Maxwell JI, 1970. Oregon moist pellet as a production ration for largemouth bass. Progressive Fish-Culturist 32, 101-102.

Stradmeyer L, 1989. A behavioural method to test feeding responses of fish to pelleted diets. Aquaculture, 79(1-4):303-310; 14 ref.

Stradmeyer L; Metcalfe NB; Thorpe JE, 1988. Effect of food pellet shape and texture on the feeding response of juvenile Atlantic salmon. Aquaculture, 73(3-4):217-228; 29 ref.

Strebkova TP; Shabalina VN, 1984. Farming of Chinese perch. In: Karpevich AF, ed. Marine Fish Culture. Moscow, USSR: Vniro Publications, 41-52.

Williamson JH, 1983. Comparing training success of two strains of largemouth bass. Progressive Fish-Culturist, 45(1):3-7.

Wu T; Zhang Y; Xue G; Xie D, 1993. The comparison of lactate dehydrogenase zymogram of mandarin fish and Tilapia aurea. Journal of Fisheries of China, 17:325-329.

Wu TT; Xu P, 1988. A preliminary study on the daily protein requirements and feeding rate for juvenile Mandarin fish (Siniperca chuatsi). Journal of Fisheries of China, 12(1):63-66.

Wu ZL; Hardy RW, 1988. A preliminary ethological analysis on the feeding behaviour of mandarin fish. Freshwater Fisheries, 5:18-21.

Xia D; Wu T; Wang H, 1992. Differential gene expression for lactate dehydrogenase of mandarin fish (Siniperca chuatsi). Aquaculture, 108:207-214.

Xiao YX; Wang XS, 1983. Artificial propagation and culture of Chinese perch. Chinese Journal of Zoology, 18:14-16.

Yang H, 1982. Studies of the karyotype of Siniperca chuatsi. Acta Genetica Sinica, 9:143-146.

Yang H; Xia D; Liu L; Wu T, 2004. Studies on hereditary relationship between Oreochromis aurea, Siniperca chuatsi and their offspring. Journal of Fisheries of China, 28:594-598.

Yang SB, 2003. Study on genetic resource and diversification of mandarin fish. Fisheries Science and Technology Information, 30:121-125.

Yin W; Dai J; Yang D; Xiong Q, 1998. Comparative studies on mitochondrial DNA from Siniperca chuatsi and Siniperca kneri. Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica, 22:257-264.

Yu J; Xia D; Yang H; He Y; Wu T, 2003. Morphology of the progenies of Oreochromis aurea and Siniperca chuatsi. Journal of Fisheries of China, 27:431-435.

Zhang FuYing; Hu Wei; Zhou YongXin, 1998. Morphological structures of digestive tract of Mandarin fish, Siniperca chuatsi. Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica, 22(4):380-382.

Zhang K, 1989. Studies on the karyotypes of Coreosiniperca roulei, Sarcocheilichthys nigripinnis and Odontobutis obscurus. Journal of Fisheries of China, 13:52-58.

Zhou CW; Yang Q; Cai DL, 1988. On the classification and distribution of the Sinipercinae fishes (family Serranidae). Zoological Research, 9(2):113-125.

Zhu XM; Fang RL, 1991. Studies on feeding mechanism of mandarin fish (Siniperca chuatsi): function of vision and smell in feeding. In: Hu CL, Huang XF, eds. Collected Papers on the Fishery Ecology and Exploitation Technology of the Baoan Lake. Beijing, China: Science Press, 140-143.

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