oval shaped with a small head which can look a bit like a
bird's beak in some of us. We can be grey, greenish, gold
or silvery. We're darker on the back and paler on the sides
with a white belly.
reach 30-40 cm and 0.5-1.5 kg. But some can grow as big as
out this picture of a silver perch. Click on it for a bigger
omnivorous, which means we eat plant and animal life, including
small aquatic insects, molluscs, earthworms and green algae.