Re: NANFA-- "Zebra Perch" What is it?

John Bongiovanni (
Tue, 18 Feb 2003 18:31:09 -0600


What is meant by a "sport color variety". Does that mean it has racing
stripes? But seriously, it looks like a cross between a log perch and
a yellow perch. How large is it? It appears to be inder 6". Think it
is a juvenile?


Mark wrote:

> Brian Zimmerman, a student at Heidelberg College in Ohio, has found
> some specimens of a strangely colored perch. Looks like a yellow
> perch with too many stripes on it. He is pursuing a research project
> to try to find out more about this fish. If you have seen or heard of
> such a beast before, please let us know. Send email to
> Follow this link to see photos of the
> unusual creature:
> Thanks!
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