Specimen Information

Esox lucius
Esox lucius
(Northern Pike)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID26214
GroupFishes
GenusEsox
Specieslucius
Common NameNorthern Pike
StateAK
LocalityKenai River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Kenai Peninsula
HUC8 Number19020302
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1927
Author:Little, J.
Date:2000
Title:State to poison perch.
Publisher:Anchorage Daily News
Issue:June 8
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
Commentspopulation has spread from Mackey Lake then to the Kenai River and upstream to the Moose River; date is approximate. _________ Pike were established until the "pike suppression program" of 2014-2018 under the Alaska Department of Fish and Game resulted in the eradication of northern pike from the Kenai Peninsula, effective year 2018.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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