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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Eupercaria
Ordo: Centrarchiformes
Subordo: Centrarchoidei

Familia: Sinipercidae
Genus: Siniperca
Species: S. chuatsi – S. fortis – S. kawamebari – S. knerii – S. liuzhouensis – S. obscura – S. roulei – S. scherzeri – S. undulata – S. vietnamensis

Siniperca Gill, 1862

Siniperca – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).
Siniperca species list in FishBase,
Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2022. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 08/2021.

Vernacular names

Siniperca or the Chinese perch is a genus of temperate perches native to freshwater habitats in continental East Asia. Although its native ranges can extend to northern Vietnam, the majority of the species are entirely or largely restricted to China.[3]

The currently recognized species in this genus are:[3]

Siniperca chuatsi (Basilewsky, 1855) (mandarin fish)
Siniperca fortis (S. Y. Lin, 1932)
Siniperca kneri Garman, 1912 (big-eye mandarin fish)
Siniperca liuzhouensis C. W. Zhou, X. Y. Kong & S. R. Zhu, 1987
Siniperca loona H. W. Wu, 1939 [4]
Siniperca obscura Nichols, 1930
Siniperca roulei H. W. Wu, 1930
Siniperca scherzeri Steindachner, 1892 (golden or leopard mandarin fish)
Siniperca undulata P. W. Fang & L. T. Chong, 1932
Siniperca vietnamensis Đ. Y. Mai, 1978


Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Siniperca". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Genera in the family Sinipercidae". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). Species of Siniperca in FishBase. February 2014 version.
Song, S., Zhao, J. & Li, C. (2017): Species delimitation and phylogenetic reconstruction of the sinipercids (Perciformes: Sinipercidae) based on target enrichment of thousands of nuclear coding sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 111: 44-55.

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