Specimen Information

Esox lucius
Esox lucius
(Northern Pike)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID156737
Common NameNorthern Pike
CountyKenai Peninsula
LocalityStormy Lake near Nikiski
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Kenai Peninsula
HUC8 Number19020302
HUC10 NameSwanson River
HUC10 Number1902030208
HUC12 NameLower Swanson River
HUC12 Number190203020806
Collection Day19
Collection Month7
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
Commentslake is "teeming" with them; Pike 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


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