Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Percichthyidae > Siniperca > Siniperca chuatsi

Siniperca chuatsi (Chinese bass; Chinese perch; Chuatsi bass; Kuei Fa bass; Mandarin fish)

Synonyms: Actenolepis ditmarii; Perca chuatsi; Siniperca chuatoi
Language: German; Mandarin Chinese; Polish; Russian

Wikipedia Abstract

Siniperca chuatsi, the mandarin fish or Chinese perch (not to be confused with the mandarinfish), is species of temperate perch native to the Amur River basin and other rivers in China. Its back is yellow, green, or brown, with many irregular black spots and patches. It has a big mouth and small round scales. This species can reach 70 cm (28 in) TL, and the greatest recorded weight for this species is 8 kg (18 lb).
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Prey / Diet

Carassius auratus (Goldfish)[1]
Chanodichthys dabryi (Lake skygazer)[2]
Chanodichthys erythropterus (Skygazer)[1]
Ctenopharyngodon idella (silver orfe)[2]
Cyprinus carpio (Common carp)[2]
Hemiculter leucisculus (Wild carp)[1]
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (Silver carp)[2]
Macrognathus aculeatus (elephant trunk fish)[2]
Odontobutis obscura (Japanese sleeper goby)[2]
Perccottus glenii (Amur sleeper)[2]
Pseudorasbora parva (Topmouth minnow)[1]
Sarcocheilichthys nigripinnis (Rainbow gudgeon)[2]
Tachysurus fulvidraco (Banded catfish)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anguilla australis (Shortfin eel)1


Parasitized by 
Ancyrocephalus mogurndae <Unverified Name>[3]
Azygia siniperca <Unverified Name>[3]
Bucephalus skrjabini[3]
Camallanus cotti <Unverified Name>[3]
Capillaria sinipercae <Unverified Name>[3]
Coitocaecum plagiorchis <Unverified Name>[3]
Contracaecum siniperca <Unverified Name>[3]
Cucullanus cyprini <Unverified Name>[3]
Dietziella laminae <Unverified Name>[3]
Diplostomum hupehensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Diplostomum niedashui <Unverified Name>[3]
Dollfustrema foochowensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Dollfustrema sinipercae <Unverified Name>[3]
Dollfustrema vaneyi <Unverified Name>[3]
Genarches goppo <Unverified Name>[3]
Gnathostoma hispidum <Unverified Name>[3]
Gnathostoma spinigerum <Unverified Name>[3]
Hebesoma violenteum <Unverified Name>[3]
Helicometra sinipercae <Unverified Name>[3]
Heterosentis parasiluri <Unverified Name>[3]
Isoparorchis hypselobagri <Unverified Name>[3]
Micracanthorhynchina sinipercae <Unverified Name>[3]
Neoechinorhynchus violetum <Unverified Name>[3]
Nicolla plageorchis <Unverified Name>[3]
Nicolla skrjabini <Unverified Name>[3]
Ozakia playiorchis <Unverified Name>[3]
Parabucephalopsis prosthorchis <Unverified Name>[3]
Phyllodistomum lesteri[3]
Phyllodistomum sinipercae <Unverified Name>[3]
Plagioporus isagi <Unverified Name>[3]
Plagiorchis sinipercae <Unverified Name>[3]
Polyonchobothrium magnum <Unverified Name>[3]
Potamogenes schistorchis <Unverified Name>[3]
Sinineobucephalopsis proeilecitha <Unverified Name>[3]
Sinineobucephalopsis sinipercae <Unverified Name>[3]
Urotrema proeilecitha <Unverified Name>[3]
Urotrematulum sinipercae <Unverified Name>[3]


Amur; Asia - Inland waters; Asia: Amur River basin and China.; Ba Be Lake; Bosten Lake; China; Europe - Inland waters; Palearctic; Russian Federation; Sakhalin Island; Taiwan; Viet Nam;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Li, W., Zhang, T., Ye, S., Liu, J. and Li, Z. (2012), Feeding habits and predator-prey size relationships of mandarin fish Siniperca chuatsi (Basilewsky) in a shallow lake, central China. Journal of Applied Ichthyology
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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