Esox niger
Esox niger
(Chain Pickerel)
Native Transplant

7 results for Esox niger (Chain Pickerel)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
30311 CO state non-specific1980  established
31958 FL Lake Okeechobee south1980 03090201 Lake Okeechobeeestablished
33096 IA eastern Iowa1980 07080205 Middle Cedarestablished
35874 MN state non-specific1980  established
40274 OK Red River, border of Texas and Oklahoma1980 11130210 Lake Texomaestablished
44303 TX border of TX and OK, Red River1980 11130210 Lake Texomaestablished
45638 VT state non-specific1980  established

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2022].

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