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Fish Species Description


Sander vitreus

(Mitchill, 1818)

walleye Species Photo


Order: Perciformes
Family: Percidae
Alternate Names: blue pike, dory, glass eye, gray pike, marble eye, yellow walleye, walleyed pike, jack



walleye Region Map


The walleye is considered native to the Coosa and Tennessee basins.

Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Tennessee, Coosa, Chattahoochee, and Savannah River basins.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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