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Percis V - 5th Percid Fish International Symposium

The symposium will be held in České Budějovice, Czech Republic, EU, in September 2022 and will be organized by the Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Hydrobiology, Fish Ecology Unit (FishEcU, see and ). The conference program will cover various aspects of the biology of perch (Perca fluviatilis, P. flavescens, P. schrenkii) and related species including early life history, population dynamics, behavior, fish stock management, aquaculture, physiology, predators and parasites and interactions with other species.

The Symposium is financially supported by the project - Integration of the Biology Centre CAS into the European Research Area (IBERA; project No. CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/16_028/0006).

PERCIS symposium history

1st Percid Fish International Symposium – Percis I – Quetico Centre, Ontario, CA (1976)
Chairman: Peter J. Colby

2nd Percid Fish International Symposium – Percis II – Vaasa, Finland (1995)
Chairman: Hannu Lehtonen

3rd Percid Fish International Symposium – Percis III – Madison, Wisconsin, USA (2003)
Chairman: Jeffrey A. Malison

4th Percid Fish International Symposium – Percis IV – Tartu, Estonia (2016)
Chairman: Toomas Saat


Martin Čech (e-mail:
Katka Soukalova (e-mail:
Biology Centre CAS
Institute of Hydrobiology
Na Sadkach 7
Ceske Budejovice
370 05 Czech Republic

Fax: +420 385 310 248


Biologické centrum AV ČR, v.v.i.
Hydrobiologický ústav
Na Sádkách 702/7
370 05 České Budějovice