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Northern pike

Esox lucius

Linnaeus, 1758

northern pike Species Photo


Order: Esociformes
Family: Esocidae
Alternate Names: pike

Status: State Introduced


northern pike Region Map


This species was introduced into Lake Rabun, but the lack of recent records suggests that it may no longer occur there.

Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Savannah River basin.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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