Specimen Information

Esox lucius
Esox lucius
(Northern Pike)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID242622
GroupFishes
GenusEsox
Specieslucius
Common NameNorthern Pike
StateDE
CountyNew Castle
LocalityBrandywine Creek
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBrandywine-Christina
HUC8 Number02040205
Map
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Collection Year1888
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17267
Author:Raasch, M.S.
Date:2007
Title:Delaware's Freshwater and Brackish-Water Fishes.
Publisher:Delaware Nature Society.
Pages:179 pp
CommentsIdentified as chain pickeral (E. niger) in the US Fish Commission Report; but more likely this species (Raasch 2007). This was the only attempt to introduced this species. Failed.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked36


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/30/2020].

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