Common Name: Silver Perch
Species Name: Bidyanus bidyanus
The Silver Perch is also known as Silvers, Silver Bream, Bidyan, Black Bream, Grunter and Murray perch. The overall body colour is silvery grey however this varies with water conditions and location and may be olive green to slate grey on the upper back and flanks. The sides are silvery and the belly area is whitish. Silver Perch have a small head and large body in comparison. The scales are small with a dark border giving the Silver Perch a patterned appearance. Silver Perch can grow to over 60cm in length and approximately 6kg in weight however fish up to 2Kg are more commonly caught.
New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and South Australia
Spoons, Small Minnows and Small Soft Plastics
Shrimps, Freshwater Yabbies, Freshwater Shrimp, worms and Grubs.
Silver Perch Size and Bag Limits
Please Note: Bag limits, minimum and maximum lengths are subject to change and review by your State Fisheries Department.[/full_width][/section]