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Profile updated on 4 December 2015

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Perca flavescens

SPECIES NAME(s)

American yellow perch, Yellow perch

Four different assessment units are in the Lake Erie for American yellow perch: 1) Western Basin, 2) Western Central Basin, 3) Eastern Central Basin and 4) Eastern Basin (GLFC, 2012a; 2015). Stock structure is not completely understood; several spawning groups have been detected from genetic analysis, showing little evidence of correspondence with the established assessment units (Sepulveda-Villet and Stepien, 2011).


ANALYSIS

Strengths

    FISHSOURCE SCORES

    Management Quality:

    Management Strategy:

    ≥ 8

    Managers Compliance:

    ≥ 6

    Fishers Compliance:

    10