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Fish Species Description

Northern pike

Esox lucius

Linnaeus, 1758

northern pike Species Photo

Classification

Order: Esociformes
Family: Esocidae
Alternate Names: pike

Status: State Introduced


Freshwater

northern pike Region Map

Notes:

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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