Genus Macquaria


Golden perch - The genus name for golden perch — Macquaria — derives from the Macquarie River where the first species in the genus was collected.


Black bream - The Macquarie perch derives its scientific name from the Macquarie River where the first scientifically described specimen was collected and a derivation of the Latin word for "southern" .


Estuary perch - It is very similar to and very closely related to its sister species the Australian bass, Macquaria novemaculeata.


Australian bass - Australian bass are closely related and very similar in appearance to estuary perch .

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percichthyidae
Genus : Macquaria