Specimen Information

Esox lucius
Esox lucius
(Northern Pike)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID156734
Common NameNorthern Pike
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
Collection Month10
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13459
Author:Little, J.
Title:Plan targets pesky pike.
Publisher:Anchorage Daily News
Issue:October 21, 2002
Reference 2
Ref. Number:32223
Author:Western Regional Panel Members
Title:Member Update Reports for the Western Regional Panel Meeting
Publisher:Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Western Regional Panel
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
Number Collected45
Specimen Impacteat Dolly Varden


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