Specimen Information

Esox lucius
Esox lucius
(Northern Pike)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID156734
GroupFishes
GenusEsox
Specieslucius
Common NameNorthern Pike
StateAK
CountyKenai Peninsula
LocalitySoldotna Creek drainage, a chain of 8 lakes
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Kenai Peninsula
HUC8 Number19020302
HUC10 NameLower Kenai River
HUC10 Number1902030218
HUC12 NameSoldotna Creek
HUC12 Number190203021803
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13459
Author:Little, J.
Date:2002
Title:Plan targets pesky pike.
Publisher:Anchorage Daily News
Issue:October 21, 2002
Reference 2
Ref. Number:32223
Author:Western Regional Panel Members
Date:2018
Title:Member Update Reports for the Western Regional Panel Meeting
Publisher:Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Western Regional Panel
Pages:52
CommentsPike were established until the "pike suppression program" of 2014-2018 under the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, which resulted in the eradication of northern pike from the Kenai Peninsula, effective year 2018.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected45
Specimen Impacteat Dolly Varden


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