Sander marinus

Sander marinus, the estuarine perch, also called sea pikeperch or sea zander, is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Percidae which includes the perches, ruffes and darters. It is found in eastern Europe in the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Iran, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkmenistan, and Ukraine.[1] It lives in brackish water and rarely enters rivers.[2]

Sander marinus
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Percidae
Genus: Sander
S. marinus
Binomial name
Sander marinus
(Cuvier, 1828)
  • Lucioperca marina Cuvier, 1828
  • Stizostedion marinum (Cuvier, 1828)


  1. ^ a b Karimov, B. (2020). "Sander marinus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T20861A156765490. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2020). "Sander marinus" in FishBase. December 2020 version.