perch


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
See: rest, seat

PERCH, measure. The length of sixteen feet and a half: a pole or rod of that length. Forty perches in length and four in breadth make an acre of land.

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
While the Nile Perch was supposed to form a thriving fish industry, recent studies say that overfishing and oxygen depletion at lower depths of the lake now threaten the artisanal fisheries and biodiversity with more than 200 indigenous species said to be facing possible extinction.
We used paraffin histological techniques to describe the black perch spermatocyte and intromittent organ morphology.
He acknowledges that his state has more than its share of outstanding perch fisheries.
2014), roach, bream and perch were removed using a 100 m beach seine (max.
Although APP measures designed to alter avian behavior (for example, supplemental perches or perch deterrents; Dwyer and Doloughan 2014) are not typically as effective as insulation or isolation (APLIC 2006; Dwyer and Mannan 2007), in some scenarios such as overarm switches encouraging raptors to perch elsewhere on a structure may offer a practical strategy to reduce electrocution risk.
Historic Fort Perch Rock was built as a coastal defence battery during the Napoleonic period to protect the Port of Liverpool, and now features a maritime and aviation museum with displays and exhibitions.
Perch gives you a bird's-eye view of social activity, promotions, and consumer reviews for businesses.
Agricultural Research Service scientists are working closely with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences to ensure that the aquaculture industry produces enough yellow perch to meet consumer demand.
Now Perch hopes that he can achieve his dream reaching Wembley for a second time this season and a return to the Premier League with Wigan in the playoffs.
A: Color variation in yellow perch (and other fish species) is common and is usually related to differences in age, reproductive condition, habitat and/or diet.
Perch hangs up the phone and goes to answer the dvor