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Silver Perch Bidyanus bidyanus

Discussion in 'What Fish is that ?' started by dufflight, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. simonavc

    simonavc New Member

    Apr 3, 2010
    I let a few silvers go in a small dam a year ago.
    The water was so clear the other day I could see into the bottom and weeds easily.
    I could not see any larger fish.
    Is it possible the birds got them all, there were only about 20.
  2. watercat

    watercat New Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    I'm in the States so what I'm wondering is if or how i know I'm getting the same fish your talking about.
  3. joeyd

    joeyd Member

    Sep 30, 2010
    Hi Watercat

    I doubt the silvers we are talking about would not be available in the states. These are a native fresh water fish of Australia.

  4. ZooRod

    ZooRod New Member

    Oct 31, 2011
    I'd guess that they are still alive and hiding under sticks and branches, or other cover. You may have to use a lure or drain the dam to find them

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