Archoplites interruptus (Girard, 1854)
Sacramento perch
Archoplites interruptus
photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

 Family:  Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
 Max. size:  73 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 1,440.0 g; max. reported age: 9 years
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  North America: Sacramento-San Joaquin, Pajaro and Salinas River drainages in California, USA. Widely introduced elsewhere in western USA.
 Biology:  Adults occur in vegetated sloughs, pools of sluggish rivers and lakes; now most common in ponds and impoundments (Ref. 5723).
 IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 02.04.13
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 31.05.94

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