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Siniperca scherzeriBMNHM.jpg
Leopard mandarin fish (S. scherzeri)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Percichthyidae
Genus: Siniperca
T. N. Gill, 1862
Type species
Perca chuatsi
Basilewsky, 1855
  • Plectroperca W. K. H. Peters, 1864
  • Actenolepis Dybowski, 1872
  • Coreosiniperca P. W. Fang & L. T. Chong, 1932
  • Acroperca G. S. Myers, 1933

Siniperca is a genus of temperate perches native to freshwater habitats in East Asia and northern Vietnam, but the majority of the species are entirely or largely restricted to China.[1]


The currently recognized species in this genus are:[1]


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2014). Species of Siniperca in FishBase. February 2014 version.

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