Specimen Information

Esox lucius
Esox lucius
(Northern Pike)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID163702
GroupFishes
GenusEsox
Specieslucius
Common NameNorthern Pike
StateME
CountyKennebec
LocalityBelgrade Chain of Lakes
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Kennebec
HUC8 Number01030003
Map
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Collection Year1970
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14166
Author:Boucher, D.
Date:2003
Title:Illegal fish stockings threaten Maine lakes and rivers.
Journal:Maine.gov
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14426
Author:Collins, S.
Date:2003
Title:The great mudpuppy escape (sort of).
CommentsIllegally introduced in the 1970's
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/5/2020].

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