Esox niger
Esox niger
(Chain Pickerel)
Native Transplant

8 results for Esox niger (Chain Pickerel)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
45130 VA Fairy Stone Lake [Reservoir], Smith River system1964 03010103 Upper Danunknown
268860 VA New drainage (Kanawha above the falls)1986 05050000 Kanawhaestablished
45131 VA New River drainage1994 05050000 Kanawhaestablished
46795 VA New River drainage1994 05050001 Upper Newestablished
1711248 VACraigCraig Creek1945 02080201 Upper James 
1711241 VACraigJohns Creek1945 02080201 Upper James 
293021 VAMontgomeryNew River, at confluence with Tom's Creek near the Whitethorne boat landing.2000 05050001 Upper Newunknown
293024 VAMontgomeryPandapas Pond2001 05050001 Upper Newunknown

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/16/2024].

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