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Fish Species Description

Walleye

Sander vitreus

(Mitchill, 1818)

walleye Species Photo

Classification

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

Status:


Freshwater

walleye Region Map

Notes:

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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